Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775

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March 2, 1944. On a relatively slow news day for war time, the front page of The New York Times contained stories about the Allied army holding off the Germans in Italy and the Soviet army taking back territories once captured by the Third Reich. On the next couple of pages, articles highlighted West Point's undefeated basketball season and falling...
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At the Jewish Children's Folkshul in Germantown - a stalwart of secular Jewish culture - the hands kept being raised and the questions kept being asked of Rabbi Binyamin Biber. No matter the religious depth of the query, this is one rabbi who won't invoke the divine; the 44-year-old was ordained in 2001 by the International Institute for Secular Humanistic...
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Student rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann wants to create a vibrant Jewish community in West Philadelphia. Helping to invigorate the recently established Kol Tzedek synagogue, Grabelle Herrmann hopes to keep ideas there fresh, and not to hesitate to experiment with conventional ideas about programming and prayer services. Although the new congregation does not have a building - it currently meets at...
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When Congregation Rodeph Shalom voted earlier this month to close its suburban satellite campus in Elkins Park, one of the questions left up in the air was what would happen to the preschool housed there. The answer, reached shortly after the Jan. 12 vote that authorized the closure, is that it's moving about 1 mile away - to the new...
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Exodus 6:2-9:35
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Rabbi Ira Samuel Grussgott
VAERA Exodus 6:2-9:35 A gardener who was working nearby a kindergarten playground suddenly got stuck in a ditch of his own making. Laboring furiously to extricate himself, he finally succeeded and exclaimed - "I'm free; I'm free!" "Big deal," said a child passing by, "I'm 4!" For a child to confuse "three" for "free" is an understandable mistake. But for...
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