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2019 Annual Meeting – Spiritual Courage: Leading in Tumultuous Times, and Rabbinical Movement meetings
You're invited to the Board of Rabbis 2019 Annual Meeting with our featured speaker, Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz Wednesday, May 29, 10:00 am-2:00 pm Har Zion 1500 Hagys Ford Rd Penn Valley, PA 19072 The Rabbinical Movement meetings will begin at 10:00 am, followed by the...read more
Weekly Torah Commentary
Area rabbis representing the full range of affiliations share their insights into the weekly Torah portion in this column found in the Jewish Exponent and sponsored by the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia. The commentaries blend Jewish thought and rabbinic insight with contemporary issues that touch our society both locally and globally and make the Torah relevant to all. If you are a member of the Board of Rabbis and would like to write a d’var Torah for this column, please click here.
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Rabbi Joshua Waxman and Rabbi Jill Maderer write, "All of us, including in the Jewish world, are at risk of putting on one face in public but revealing a different one in private. We need to do the sacred work to ensure that what is on the inside matches what is on...read more
Come join the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia for an Evening of Learning in Remembrance of the Victims of Pittsburgh. The program will be held at the National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East, on Monday, November 26 from...read more
"This year’s June 5 meeting at Adath Israel featured a special session, though. The board welcomed national leaders from the Reconstructionist (Rabbi Deborah Waxman), Reform (Rabbi Rick Jacobs) and Conservative (Rabbi Steven Wernick) movements, who sat from atop an...read more