Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Tammuz 20, 5776
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Uriel Heilman, JTA
One group of schools aims to bring Jewish children who otherwise would attend regular public schools into an environment where their Jewish identity can flourish; the other wants to increase Hebrew literacy in America and distances itself from any Jewish association.
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By:
Greg Salisbury
On May 31 at 1 p.m., over a century after its founding, South Philadelphia’s Shivtei Yeshuron-Ezras Israel, the last “storefront shul” left in the neighborhood, becomes one of the focal points of the Hidden City Festival.
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By:
Yaffa Klugerman, JTA
Well before Google Glass is expected to be publicly available sometime in 2014, the device already is generating controversy. A few "explorers" who've been chosen to test drive it speculate how it could impact Jewish life.
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Palestinian violence and financial meltdowns aside, travel program leaders unanimously point to one cause for a dramatic drop in teenage visitors to the Jewish state over the past decade: Taglit-Birthright Israel.
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By:
Beth D'Addono, Inside Magazine feature
Four local visionaries are looking to change Philadelphia for the better in their own ways.
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