Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

Bryan Schwartzman

Freelancer, Former Staff Writer
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Before a declared cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, Jewish Philadelphians spent the past week coming to the country's defense. Area day schools held special assemblies and prayer services, students sprang into action at local campuses and pro-Israel supporters turned out for a recent rally outside the Israeli Consulate.
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Jews come out to Center City solidarity event
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Local activists brace for Gaza fallout.
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As Philadelphia-area Jews grappled with an uncertain and fluid situation in southern Israel and braced for the possibility of a protracted conflict, pro-Israel activists echoed a common theme: Israel must be allowed to defend herself. Noah Feit, president of Penn Friends of Israel, said his group was “preparing for the worst on campus,” as the conflict between Israel and Hamas...
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Parents and students voice their opinions
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As representatives from two area day schools continued closed-door deliberations over a possible middle school merger, Main Line students and parents spoke out in favor of unification.
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U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz — the lone Jew and female representing Pennsylvania in Congress — discusses what's on her priority list for her fifth term in office.
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Profile

Bryan Schwartzman has been reporting on the Jewish community of Philadelphia since 2003. After 10 years as a staff writer, he now occasionally freelances for the Exponent. He writes about trends in politics, religion and spirituality, philanthropy and sometimes dabbles in sports and the arts. 
 
He has received numerous awards from the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists, the Jewish American Press Association and other organizations.
 
A native New Yorker, he earned a master’s degree in modern Jewish history and literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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215-832-0743

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