Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

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A Chester County Reform congregation that has multiplied from 12 to 150 families in a little more than a decade, has worshiped in a bunch of different places: congregants' private homes, on the grounds of West Chester University, even in a historic barn owned by a Lutheran Church, carting prayerbooks and Torah scrolls from place to place. Now, nearly two...
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It's a story many synagogues know all too well: Changing demographics and a migrating Jewish community cause rabbis, administrators, board members and everyone else concerned with the longevity of a religious institution to rethink its location, location, location. Congregation Beth El in Cherry Hill, N.J., began this dialogue a decade ago. Located on the West side of the city -...
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We go back to our archives for some ideas for tashlich, or the custom of literally and symbolically emptying our pockets into flowing water to "wash away our sins."
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The New Year is rapidly approaching - a time to gather together with family and friends in the home and in the synagogue. And we work to make our table beautiful for Rosh Hashanah, just like we do for Shabbat. Here's a fun and simple idea for you to try. You will need: a plastic apple; a plastic honey bear;...
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The Midrash tells us that the world was created in the month of Tishrei. That's also when Adam was created - and then, with one of his ribs, when Eve was created - making it the birthday of this first man and woman. To make your own "Happy Birthday to the World!" banner, you will need: a long, horizontal piece...
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