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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RS in the URJ Resource Guide

Fran Martin’s article on Boomers at Rodeph Shalom was just published in URJ’s A Resource and Discussion Guide to Move Your Congregation Forward. Boomers in Transition: How Our Synagogue Meets the Needs of New Empty Nesters It had the makings of a perfect storm. In 2008, I joined Congregation Rodeph...

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Creating Profound Connections

The leadership at RS takes our tagline, “creating profound connections” seriously. With close to 1200 families we are compelled to think about how we are living up to this vision whether it be in our relationships with one another, the opportunities we create, the community we strive to build and/or how...

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