Friday, August 29, 2014 Elul 3, 5774

VA’EIRA, Exodus 6:2–9:35
By:
Rabbi Danielle Stillman
This week’s action-packed portion brings us seven of the 10 plagues that God inflicts on Pharaoh and the Egyptians. We identify with the Israelites in the story — they are our ancestors. Yet if we can try to identify with Pharaoh, there is a powerful lesson to be learned from him.
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Several hundred members of the Reform Temple Judea marched more than two miles with their Torahs to mark a long-awaited move into a brand new building in Doylestown.
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A growing school primarily for children of Chabad emissaries has found a new home on a property owned by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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A local Jewish professional and mother reflects on two years of blogging about Shabbat, closing that project but continuing her work as an advice columnist for the Exponent.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
In response to recent criticism, Israeli officials are reviewing haredi Orthodox policies restricting religious expression at the Western Wall. But among the Israeli secular majority, such restrictions rank near the bottom of a long list of church-state issues they would like to address.
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Religious Events

Fri. Aug 29
Klein Jewish Community Center
8:30 AM-1:30 PM
Fri. Aug 29
Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
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