Tuesday, March 3, 2015 AdarI 12, 5775
After neglecting to consider a Purim costume for his son, a parent asks if an old Halloween outfit would suffice and whether there's really any difference between a secular and a Purim costume.
Top Stories
The controversy over the Israeli premier's speech to Congress was an early focus of the largest-ever gathering of AIPAC activists this week.
Lt. Gov. Mike Stack held his first visit with an Israeli delegation at his office in Harrisburg.
Steven Rosenberg, Federation's chief marketing officer, has taken on an added leadership role at the Jewish Exponent.
Hillel Kuttler, JTA
After early growing pains, the ex-Maccabi Tel Aviv mentor has the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut.

The Calendar

Tue. Mar 3
Katz Jewish Community Center Cherry Hill
5:45 PM-10:00 PM



American pop star Katy Perry visited the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi death camp. http://t.co/wYaaOiqevq
12 hours 50 min ago
Strong criticism of Israel was part of the mix at a musical performance by an Israeli-Palestinian band @TempleUniv. http://t.co/zT5kkYDkr0
15 hours 50 min ago
Controversy over Bibi's speech to Congress was early focus of the largest-ever gathering of AIPAC activists this week http://t.co/tPLYK8JxFo
17 hours 20 min ago
After early growing pains, David Blatt has the LeBron James-led Cavs poised for a deep playoff run in his NBA debut. http://t.co/JQkpxzc0Nu
18 hours 45 min ago
State Lt. Gov. Mike Stack held his first meeting with Israeli officials. #Israel #Philly #Jewish http://t.co/rVD10OlcYg
20 hours 34 min ago
Netanyahu Heads to U.S. to address the U.S. Congress and speak at the annual AIPAC conference. #Israel http://t.co/Nd0eT80PeJ
20 hours 35 min ago
The Jewish Journey: America, which looks at 350 years of Jewish immigration to the USA, debuts on WHYY-TV12 this week http://t.co/RZ9Zbzc4uY
1 day 16 hours ago
Leonard Nimoy, born to Yiddish-speaking, Orthodox, Jewish immigrant parents died Friday morning at his home in LA. http://t.co/yF1XaNBRxS
3 days 16 hours ago
BREAKING: Leonard Nimoy who played "Spock" on "Star Trek" has died: http://t.co/5ggF7HzO5w
3 days 19 hours ago
Closing of 6 Gratz JCHS branches raises anew the question of how to Jewishly engage post-Bar and Bat Mitzvah teens. http://t.co/3cRbXg2pLu
3 days 23 hours ago
Exponent was featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal today! They reported on the Exponent's new publisher! http://t.co/i6IMFcx7n2
4 days 13 hours ago
Eruvin, Gratz Scaling Back, Gun Control - http://t.co/VSBKlrul15
4 days 15 hours ago
#TBT 2 years ago we reported about Syria’s civil war escalating and its impact on Golan security for Israelis. http://t.co/LJkrFFhWM5
4 days 17 hours ago
Mitzvah-Hero! Marissa Rosenfeld established the Gift of Life bone marrow donor program at Temple University’s Hillel. http://t.co/QHCRqlwyPw
4 days 19 hours ago
Woodworking shop in Manayunk features several Jewish-themed classes to make items such as mezuzot & challah boards. http://t.co/1JOrDi8wg7
4 days 21 hours ago
New publisher for the Jewish Exponent as reported by the Philadelphia Business Journal! http://t.co/i6IMFcOILC
4 days 23 hours ago
RT @PHLBizJournal: New publisher at @JewishExponent hopes to breathe new life into the paper. http://t.co/wIeaP15t1O
4 days 23 hours ago
The Kaiserman JCC is gearing up to play host to more than 700 pre-teen Jewish boys and girls for the Junior Games. http://t.co/cvCxqhIrok
5 days 12 hours ago
Long popular among Israelis, yoga is gaining ground among Palestinians seeking inner peace in a land marred by war. http://t.co/dwd6VF0MHF
5 days 14 hours ago
Round 2 in the judicial wars between Israel & the Palestinians saw massive jury awards to victims of terrorism. http://t.co/ZEiALpKpFn
5 days 16 hours ago
Some 54% of college students said they had experienced or witnessed anti-Semitism within the past academic year. http://t.co/fQkJ7AShEQ
5 days 19 hours ago
Parts of Gratz College to close. Institution of Jewish learning for teenagers severely cutting back its operations. http://t.co/LEPicDVAaB
5 days 21 hours ago
Who is making news in our community? http://t.co/2ElDA7aiW6
6 days 55 min ago
@JFedinPhilly annual Youth Symposium on Holocaust to teach young people about the universal lessons of the Holocaust. http://t.co/n37kFD7xld
6 days 11 hours ago