Friday, July 3, 2015 Tammuz 16, 5775
Local Stories
In an example of the Jewish community’s unease over the future of the nuclear negotiations with Iran, two Pennsylvania rabbis have authored and sent a letter to Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) with suggestions and concerns.
Marissa Stern | JE Staff
Israel and Germany celebrated a half-century of diplomatic comity with a reception in Philadelphia.
Jon Marks | JE Feature
The legendary statistician passed away from long-term complications related to a January car accident.
The Jewish Exponent took first prize in the annual American Jewish Press Asssociation Awards for Best Digital Outreach.

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The Jewish Exponent took 1st prize in the annual American Jewish Press Asssociation Awards for Best Digital Outreach.
1 day 18 hours ago
Bible Raps brings you Matt Bar rapping Adorable Lullaby - Dream a Dream along with students from area congregations.
2 days 9 hours ago
1st person account from 70th-anniversary commemoration of liberation of Dora & Buchenwald is captured.
2 days 11 hours ago
Rachel Levine takes reins for medical team in Harrisburg & becomes PA' 1st openly transgendered Physician General.
2 days 13 hours ago
Oren's take on Israeli-US relations, particularly those between Obama & Bibi, have been subject of intense scrutiny.
2 days 15 hours ago
8 Philly area teens to embark for Israel. Part of cultural exchange program in conjunction with Israel Tennis Centers
2 days 18 hours ago
In nuclear talks between Iran & others, it’s deadline time. A 5 point memo circulated by AIPAC has been influential.
2 days 20 hours ago
A new immersive experience brings Marvel superheroes to virtual life.
3 days 11 hours ago
2 Rabbis discuss showing the younger generation the good Israel does & inviting them into actual experience of Israel
3 days 13 hours ago
The worldwide Jewish population is approaching the size it was before the Holocaust.
3 days 15 hours ago
Anti-BDS legislation passed as part of trade agreement legislation.
3 days 18 hours ago
5 famous Israeli chefs were asked to define their favorite Israeli salad. Of course the 5 chefs came up with 6 salads
6 days 10 hours ago
A Christian minister, a Muslim chaplain and a Jewish rabbi are competing in a triathlon later this month.
6 days 12 hours ago
The Jewish community in Charleston, S.C., reached out to comfort and support their neighbors.
6 days 14 hours ago
The Drexel president makes his case for honoring Noam Chomsky.
6 days 16 hours ago
“They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.”
6 days 16 hours ago
Drexel University presented an honorary degree to Noam Choms & many people saw the decision as an affirmation of hate
6 days 18 hours ago
Drexel Controversy, Harvey Passes Away and Jewish Population News -
6 days 19 hours ago
Israeli life sciences companies brought their technologies to the annual BIO conference, held in Philly this year.
1 week 11 hours ago
Read the Jewish Exponent this week in print or by clicking this link. #localphillyjewishnews
1 week 13 hours ago
Noam Chomsky's honorary doctorate from Drexel has become a much-debated decision in some circles.
1 week 15 hours ago
Denise worries about her 3 kids, as her family prepares to take flight to Israel. For a year. Maybe two. Maybe more.
1 week 20 hours ago
Harvey Pollack, one of the most legendary names in Philadelphia sports history, died Tuesday night at 93.
1 week 1 day ago
Our blogger Miriam, looks at the best way to handle a needy, scapegoating friend.
1 week 1 day ago
Neo-Nazis preparing to rally at an event that promises “Jewish book burning and Jewish flag destruction”.
1 week 2 days ago