Sweet Heroes Step Up When Synagogue’s Rooftop Beehives Become Pandemic Casualty

Synagogue’s rooftop beehives had sweet beginning that only gets better They are beehives with the sweetest of beginnings. Arthur LaBan started the project about five years ago when he was in seventh grade. This would be his service project for his upcoming bar mitzvah at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia. KYW radio did a story at the time. Beekeeper Don Shump helped Arthur and his dad, Craig, get quite the operation going on the synagogue’s rooftop. As Craig describes in

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Grieving Daughter-in-Law Inviting 2,000 Guests To Passover Seder

Marnie Fienberg couldn’t imagine Passover Seder this year without her beloved mother-in-law so she’s setting out to make the world a better place, “pushing back on anti-semitism with love and matzah.” Marnie Fienberg has such warm memories of Passover Seder with her beloved mother-in-law, Joyce Feinberg. She told The Washington Post Joyce always had Jewish and non-Jewish guests at her seders. She told Washington Jewish Week that Joyce had a special recipe for Passover popovers. Nobody else could replicate the

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