This Is Hunger

More than 1 in 8 Americans struggles with hunger; and many in our own neighborhood. I recently heard a story from Principal Laureal Robinson at Spring Garden Elementary about a student who was putting some of her free school breakfasts and lunches in her backpack to take home because her...

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Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month

It was a few days before our Berman Mercaz Limud model seder. As I was heading home for the day, I said to Rabbi Maderer in passing, “I’m off to boil six dozen eggs or so.” She looked at me incredulously, “Why exactly are you boiling all those eggs?” I...

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Shabbat With Noah Aronson

Shabbat with Renowned Composer & Musician, Noah Aronson, on Friday, December 2 @ 6pm Sponsored by the Miles Jellinek Memorial Fund “Noah Aronson performs with joy, passion and a rich musicality that connects with audiences, heart-to-heart and soul-to-soul”(Anita Diamant) We are priviledged to have the extrememly talented composer and vocalist,...

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Celebrate Children’s Sabbath

Help us Celebrate Philadelphia’s 23rd Annual Children’s Sabbath on Sunday, October 16 @ 3pm at Rodeph Shalom In Rab’s day, there was a teacher whose prayer for the rain was answered promptly. When asked to tell of his special merit, he said, I teach children of the poor as well...

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Ben-Zion’s 80th Birthday Greetings

 Girls and boys , we have won a lottery ! Yes , we have won a lottery. Which one , you wonder ? The SUPREME lottery . . Being  Born ! Experiencing Existence ! Living Life ! Truly , a once-in-a-lifetime surprise prize ! Are you not amazed . ....

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RS Common Ground Farmers’ Market

Important Facts About the Common Ground Farmers’ Market Well, it’s a farmers market. So that means all of your produce is fresh and local. It also means that you can ask the farmer exactly how it’s grown, so you know you’re not getting a weird pesticide cocktail, or a peach...

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A Prayer for Love

Delivered by Cantor Frankel on June 17: Hashkiveinu Adonai Eloheinu L’Shalom, V’haamideinu Shomreinu L’chayim, Let us lie down in peace O God and rise up, our guardian, to life renewed. We pray for protection, that in our most vulnerable moments we won’t have to focus on just how vulnerable we...

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