Tuesday, May 5, 2015 Iyyar 16, 5775

By:
Leonard Felson, JTA
With his increased Jewish observance over the years straining his marriage, a husband finds some perspective in the words of a Hasidic master.
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Two Conservative synagogues a mile apart from one another in Elkins Park have merged a number of the religious functions they provide — and expect to do more.
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Seymour Rosenbloom, the region’s longest-serving Conservative rabbi, is serving his last year at Congregation Adath Jeshurun in Elkins Park and is looking ahead to his retirement.
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The 27-acre Mandell Education Campus has been considered a linchpin of the Old York Road corridor Jewish community since 1985. But the population has declined and some have expressed concerns about what might happen to the property.
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Chayyei Sarah, Genesis 23:1-25:18
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Rabbi Danielle Stillman
Long before we are given the commandment in Exodus to “not oppress the stranger,” the story of Abraham teaches us what it feels like to be a stranger. Chayyei Sarah opens with the death of Sarah, and Abraham’s negotiations with the local Hittites to procure a burial space for her.
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