Saturday, April 18, 2015 Nisan 29, 5775

A cookie here, a mini-loaf there ...
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Andrew Schloss, JE Feature
There's no greater pleasure for a cook than to share food with others who love to eat. Yet at Chanukah time, many overlook the treasure trove of gift ideas in their culinary repertoires. They run from store to store in search of the perfect gift, when all they really need to do is preheat the oven. Any recipe that makes...
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The Shir Joy Children's Choir at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel, with help from Rabbi Lance J. Sussman and his wife, Liz, sang Chanukah songs to entertain the 300 Federation Housing Inc. residents who came to enjoy a festive meal organized by K.I.'s "Sharing Is Caring" Committee.
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Getting ready for the festival of lights are Dana Katz and Sam Levy, with Steve Mingo showing them how to properly kindle the menorah. The children are students at the Terri Lynne Lokoff Early Learning Center in Ambler, which is sponsoring several activities for the upcoming holiday.
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At the religious school at Shir Ami-Bucks County Jewish Congregation in Newtown, Rabbi Eric Goldberg is trying to give his students a visceral connection to Israel by using something familiar to many of them -- dogs. At every class meeting, the children have been asked to bring in a donation for a tzedakah project supporting Pups for Peace, an organization...
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It's an age-old question: What does practicing religion have to do with being a good, ethical person? While working to formulate his own personal theology as a seminary student in the 1970s, Rabbi Ira F. Stone himself struggled with the notion of whether observing Judaism's commandments in itself leads to ethical behavior. "The Judaism I encountered up until that point...
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Religious Events

Sat. Apr 18
Renaissance Group
10:30 AM-1:30 PM
Sat. Apr 18
10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Sun. Apr 19
Musical Rosh Hodesh at Temple BZBI
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
9:00 AM-10:00 AM

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