City To Host Hanukkah Celebration On Boathouse Row

  Mayor Jim Kenney, City officials and members of the Jewish community host an event on the first night of Hanukkah, Tuesday, December 12th. MLK Drive will be shut down to traffic between Eakins Oval and Sweet Briar Drive that evening so that attendees can

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Community Members Celebrate Chanukah at The White House

By Ben-Tzvi In what has become a White House tradition since the administration of President George H.W. Bush back in the 90's, a ceremony is held to honor the Jewish community by inviting leading Jewish communal leaders, and individuals who interact with the administration on various levels helping and impacting the (more...)

Kansas: 3 People Killed at US Jewish Centers

On Sunday outside a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement center in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas, " three people were killed in two brazen shootings at Kansas Jewish centers police said Sunday — the day before the Passover holiday (more...)

Kevin and Brendan Boyle Heading To Israel to Discuss Foreign Policy

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia recently selected state Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and his brother state Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-Philadelphia) to visit Israel. Brendan and Kevin were chosen by the Federation to travel to Israel to discuss economic and foreign policy issues with Israeli leaders and (more...)

President Obama’s Statement on Hanukkah

"Michelle and I send our warmest wishes to all those celebrating Hanukkah around the world. This Hanukkah season we remember the powerful story of a band of believers who rose up and freed their people, only to discover that the oil left in their desecrated temple — which should (more...)

Russian Northeast Hanukkah Celebration

Russian Northeast Hanukkan Celebration with Davai! Saturday, December 24 Golden Gates Restaurant INFO: Stay tuned for more info on this awesome Holiday Season Bash, which will feature a Hanukkah theme and Menorah Lighting, in addiotion to a great party at our neighborhood's central location - Golden Gates. Davai! is (more...)

Lantern’s “New Jerusalem”

Lantern Theater Company announces an second extension of New Jerusalem, The Interrogation of Baruch de Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656. Playing to capacity houses since its first performance on Oct. 6, the production's first extension is 90% sold out. New dates have been added and (more...)


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