Rodeph Shalom

Body found in home on Mole Street in Philadelphia on August 15, 2014. (credit: John McDevitt)

Murder of Longtime Congregant Shocks Rodeph Shalom Synagogue Community

Rodeph Shalom rabbi Jill Maderer says 65-five-year-old Lee Stanley had deep ties to the synagogue and its activities. His father had been cantor there.


(Shaina Mitchell of Bebashi at the women's breast cancer awareness event.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Group Holds Breast Cancer Screening Event

“This is Bebashi’s fifth annual Breast Fest,” said Shaina Mitchell, the Philadelphia-based black empowerment organization’s breast cancer prevention specialist.


(Worshippers enter Rodeph Shalom synagogue on North Broad Street on Yom Kippur.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

At A North Philadelphia Synagogue, Atonement Combined With Good Deeds

As worshippers filed in for the service, they stopped by a large Philabundance truck to drop off bags of nonperishable items for needy families.