Kol Emet Hosts Global Day of Jewish Learning Speaker
November 12, 2017

Kol Emet hosted a talk as part of the Global Day of Jewish Learning. Lori Lefkovitz, Ph.D was the speaker. Her talk was titled, “A Beautiful Man? Joseph and the Character of Masculinity in Judaism and Islam” and was live-streamed around the world.

See the full talk here.

Kol Emet Well Represented at JCYF Check Presentation Ceremony
February 12, 2017

More than 650 people were in attendance for the Jewish Community Youth Foundation’s (JCYF) annual Philanthropy Fair and Check Presentation Ceremony at Robbinsville (N.J.) High School, where more than $63,000 was distributed.

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Kol Emet's JCYF Philanthropists

From left: Jacob Shain of Newtown, Leo Hampel of Yardley, Drew Bush of Yardley and Andrew Hampel of Yardley


Yardley UMC hosts interfaith Thanksgiving event
November 20, 2016

Rabbi Anna Boswell-Levy, leader of the Kol Emet Synagogue, shared meaningful details about Sukkot, a major weeklong Jewish autumn festival. It involves creating small symbolic tabernacles or temporary shelters to welcome guests and joyfully commemorate the sheltering of God’s Hebrew people in the wilderness.

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Sukkah Building Remains a Timeless Tradition for Area Synagogues
October 11, 2016

At Congregation Kol Emet in Yardley, sukkah building has become part of what they call “Mitzvah Day.”

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Female Torah Scribe Part of a Small and Unique Sorority
September 25, 2016

Julie Seltzer works in a profession so small that she literally can count the number of members on her fingers and toes. Seltzer is a female Torah scribe, or soferet. She is believed to be just the second soferet in the world to transcribe an entire Torah.

She returned to her childhood home of Yardley on Sept. 25 for a three-part workshop at Congregation Kol Emet, which included a PowerPoint presentation describing her craft, a “tour” of the Torah, and time for participants to try their own hands at the scribal arts. An eager crowd participated.

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Yardley Garden Grows
July 28, 2016

The Kol Emet Mitzvah Garden is in full bloom at the Yardley congregation, producing organic vegetables for the local community.

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The Advance of Bucks County – August 7, 2016