Monday, September 26, 2016 Elul 23, 5776
Top Stories
Technology has gotten more and more advanced — there are tens more diseases, maybe even hundreds, to be tested for these days.
Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Emily Kramer-Golinkoff started Emily’s Entourage to try to find a cure for the rare condition that she and many others suffer from.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Dylan's story is one his mother, Cindy, hopes will live on for others.
Jon Marks | JE Staff
Rabbi Barry Schlesinger got his cue for his first High Holiday sermon in Philadelphia from Bruce Springsteen.

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How much do you know about Jewish genetic diseases? The explains some facts + myths:
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A new study shows how the Jewish vote could play a crucial role in key battleground states.
1 day 59 min ago
. Lions of Judah represented the fourth-largest delegation at a conference in Washington, D.C.
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"The kids all feel connected. I’ve never been to a school where the fifth-graders are nice to the first-graders.”
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It takes a village. Or sometimes, a yeshiva.
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The school has been in session for about three weeks now, but the new location has already made an impact.
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. appeared at for event feat. local authors and discussed her latest, 'The Littlest Bigfoot'
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Here's a roundup of restaurants offering Rosh Hashanah dinner, but better call soon or you'll be stuck doing dishes.
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This weekend: Tovah Feldshuh will appear at . Here she talks traveling, acting and aging — or not.
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. went to the Rodale Institute’s annual apple festival, abounding with the fruit she disliked growing up.
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A sweet feature today in preparation for Rosh Hashanah
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Weekly Newsletter: Jewish Genetic Diseases, Rosh Hashanah Prep, Tovah in Town -
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Stories about Jewish genetic diseases, preparing for Rosh Hashanah + more. Flip through this week's issue here:…
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Terry Gross received the National Humanities Medal today. Here's a throwback interview with the host:
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"Could it be that in our hyper-politicized, social media-laden world, we see offensives where there are none?"
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Op-ed: "As Jews, we must stand beside those fighting against inequality and injustice."
5 days 2 hours ago
Philacatessen says not to let those past-their-prime cherry tomatoes go to waste.
5 days 5 hours ago
Editorial: "If [Qureshi] otherwise merits the appointment, the Senate should confirm him."
5 days 8 hours ago
After 35 years with the Philadelphia Theatre Company, Sara Garonzik is stepping down.
6 days 47 min ago
The Alexander Muss High School in Israel is expanding its horizons to include kids outside day school parameters.
6 days 2 hours ago
The Torah is specific about what a Jew should do about his first-born male children. What about a first-born donkey?
6 days 4 hours ago
Op-ed: "Israel is not less sensitive to the community in Ethiopia, but in fact more sensitive to their plight"
6 days 5 hours ago
"The words that come out of your mouth ought to reflect what resides in your heart."
6 days 6 hours ago
As director Judith Bernstein-Baker leaves after 18 years, she admits she’s sort of a modern-day Moses.
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