Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774

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As Jews around the world prepared for the latest New Year, members of Congregation Or Ami also welcomed the start of something else: a new educational center. The day before Rosh Hashanah, the synagogue obtained a certificate of occupancy for its new $2.5 million building, which includes 14 classrooms, a library, gift shop, expanded office space and a new youth...
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Newly settled an ocean away from their native lands, immigrants at the turn of the century faced language barriers, culture clashes, and often, a sense of extreme loneliness. But back then, 44 professionals - mostly Philadelphians, and all male - got together to create an organization that would allow Jewish immigrants to socialize and to maintain a sense of their...
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Torah Portion
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Rabbi Jill L. Maderer
Vayishlach, Genesis 32:4-36:43 The tagline for the 1991 film "He Said, She Said," reads: "The story of true love. Both versions." In this romantic comedy, two characters named Dan and Lorie are journalists working in the same office. Deciding that their frequent opposing views on issues could make for provocative television, a producer gives them their own program called "He...
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Having a Chanukah party and want to keep the little ones busy for a while? Try an informal "Cookie-Decorating Contest." Winning categories can include "most beautiful, " "most spiritual," "most colorful" and "most international." The best part is that everyone involved can be a winner (and they get to eat a treat as well for their prize). You will need:...
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Here's a menorah that children can "light" each day of Chanukah. In reality, it's a refrigerator-stick chanukiah! To make this project, you will need: 41?2-inch craft sticks (14 per picture); a 9x16-inch piece of colored tag board; glue; magic markers, crayons, glitter pens, stickers; one 9x16-inch piece of colored felt, cut into 9x5-inch and 9x7-inch pieces; scissors; 10-inch long strip...
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