Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

A warm winter didn't stop the Tuesday/Thursday 2-year-old class at Or Ami Nursery School from "playing in the snow" this season. Teachers Roz Shrager and Susan Silverman imported some in for fun. Enjoying the shaving-cream "snow" (from left) are Jared Rutman and Max Baer.
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The Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Studies and the minyan it created nine years ago are parting ways. The Center City-based outreach organization is getting set to move to a smaller space, and dedicate more of its resources to staffing and programming. At the same time, the informal prayer group that was under its auspices has evolved into an independent...
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In a scenario that seemed unlikely just a few months ago, the Hillary Clinton-Barack Obama race for the Democratic presidential nod now has all the earmarks of becoming the wildest political circus in recent memory. Both campaigns have begun barnstorming across Pennsylvania in anticipation of the state's April 22 primary, which may or may not decide the outcome. As the...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
On March 6, David Horovitz and his staff were in the office at The Jerusalem Post , putting that day's issue to bed. It was Thursday evening, and since it was right before Shabbat, the paper would be the largest one of the week for the daily, where Horovitz has served as editor in chief since 2004. Then, suddenly, as...
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At a recent Saint Joseph's University event -- one which was supposed to examine Israel's 60th anniversary from the perspective of Catholic-Jewish relations -- the two participants actually spent a good part of the time discussing Islam, especially the struggle in the Muslim world between religious moderates and those extremists now calling for a jihad against the West. The Jewish...
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