Monday, September 1, 2014 Elul 6, 5774

HA'AZINU, Deuteronomy 32:1-52
By:
Rabbi David Gutterman
Many of our spiritual giants had an unusual practice. In one pocket, they would carry a piece of paper with the verse that read, "I am but dust and earth." And in the other pocket, they would carry a piece of paper with the verse that read: "For me was the world created." It is the integration of these two...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
Rabbi Amanda Lurer has a lot on her plate right now. She's starting her fifth year at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, is working toward her master's degree in Jewish education at Gratz College, and she's also just taken over the reins at the Bristol Jewish Center in Bucks County. She knew from an early age that she would...
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By:
Ryan Teitman
After finishing his studies at Asychel Avrahm Rabbinic Seminary in New York City, Rabbi Steven A. Saks started looking for openings at synagogues he thought he'd be interested in. When he came across Adath Zion Congregation -- a traditional synagogue in Northeast Philadelphia -- it seemed to be just what he was searching for. "The shul was basically a good...
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After 13 years of traveling the wilderness of Montgomery County, Congregation Kol Ami is setting down roots on High School Road in Elkins Park. Marching on the way to their new home, Rabbi Elliot Holin carries a Torah, as did Kol Ami president Jonathan Auerbach (not pictured). Children from Congregation Kol Ami's religious school and nursery school (above) also get...
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Organizers of a Selichot program at Germantown Jewish Centre -- "Are We in the Midst of World War III?" -- admitted that the title might be considered a tad sensationalist. Yet in light of the recent war between Israel and Hezbollah, the ongoing conflagrations in Afghanistan and Iraq, and increasing anti-Semitism in Europe and the Arab world, synagogue officials thought...
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