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 Association Awards for Best Digital Outreach.

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Celebrating 50 Years of German-Jewish Relations in Philly.
6 hours 50 min ago
Drexel Controversy, Harvey Passes Away and Jewish Population News -
12 hours 14 min ago
The Jewish Exponent took 1st prize in the annual American Jewish Press Asssociation Awards for Best Digital Outreach.
2 days 7 hours ago
Bible Raps brings you Matt Bar rapping Adorable Lullaby - Dream a Dream along with students from area congregations.
2 days 23 hours ago
1st person account from 70th-anniversary commemoration of liberation of Dora & Buchenwald is captured.
3 days 1 hour ago
Rachel Levine takes reins for medical team in Harrisburg & becomes PA' 1st openly transgendered Physician General.
3 days 3 hours ago
Oren's take on Israeli-US relations, particularly those between Obama & Bibi, have been subject of intense scrutiny.
3 days 5 hours ago
8 Philly area teens to embark for Israel. Part of cultural exchange program in conjunction with Israel Tennis Centers
3 days 8 hours ago
In nuclear talks between Iran & others, it’s deadline time. A 5 point memo circulated by AIPAC has been influential.
3 days 9 hours ago
A new immersive experience brings Marvel superheroes to virtual life.
4 days 1 hour ago
2 Rabbis discuss showing the younger generation the good Israel does & inviting them into actual experience of Israel
4 days 3 hours ago
The worldwide Jewish population is approaching the size it was before the Holocaust.
4 days 5 hours ago
Anti-BDS legislation passed as part of trade agreement legislation.
4 days 7 hours ago
5 famous Israeli chefs were asked to define their favorite Israeli salad. Of course the 5 chefs came up with 6 salads
1 week 25 min ago
A Christian minister, a Muslim chaplain and a Jewish rabbi are competing in a triathlon later this month.
1 week 2 hours ago
The Jewish community in Charleston, S.C., reached out to comfort and support their neighbors.
1 week 4 hours ago
The Drexel president makes his case for honoring Noam Chomsky.
1 week 6 hours ago
“They ask for equal dignity in the eyes of the law. The Constitution grants them that right.”
1 week 6 hours ago
Drexel University presented an honorary degree to Noam Choms & many people saw the decision as an affirmation of hate
1 week 7 hours ago
Drexel Controversy, Harvey Passes Away and Jewish Population News -
1 week 9 hours ago
Israeli life sciences companies brought their technologies to the annual BIO conference, held in Philly this year.
1 week 1 day ago
Read the Jewish Exponent this week in print or by clicking this link. #localphillyjewishnews
1 week 1 day ago
Noam Chomsky's honorary doctorate from Drexel has become a much-debated decision in some circles.
1 week 1 day 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 1 day ago
Harvey Pollack, one of the most legendary names in Philadelphia sports history, died Tuesday night at 93.
1 week 2 days ago