Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774
Over the past year, the Clarence L. and Estelle S. Meyers Library at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park has undergone a $20,000 facelift that has included the expansion of its collection, the purchase of a new computer with high-speed Internet access, the addition of new furniture and lighting - and a gourmet coffee machine. Couldn't placing hot liquids...
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Though the Holocaust is a topic many find difficult to read about, let alone write about, 100 local sixth-graders tackled the challenge head on. In the 11th annual Holocaust writing contest sponsored by the local chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women, students at the Elkins Park School were asked to jot down their thoughts about the Shoah, using...
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With a large black kipah slightly askew atop a mat of graying hair, and strands of his flowing beard branching off in all directions, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz evokes the image of the classic absent-minded professor. Indeed, his tendency to ask more questions than provide answers might lead those unfamiliar with his body of work to conclude that the man once...
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Where Hebrew meets the public
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There's always that one little group in town you've never heard of, the one that flies below the radar - that, in passing, people note as one of the best-kept secrets around. While Chug Ivri boasts no such claim, what it does do is meet, every week, for some coffee and a bit of conversation - in Hebrew, that is...
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