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The alleged suspect carries a green bag

Suspect Identified in Holocaust Memorial Defacement Case

A suspect has been identified in the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza defacement case, the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation announced in a press release. The Philadelphia...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaking

As Netanyahu Strides by a Longevity Record, His Biggest Challenges May Lie Ahead

By Dov Lipman History was made on July 20 as Benjamin Netanyahu, 69, became the longest-serving prime minister that the nation — only two years...
Aubrey Sherretta and Natan Segal

Love and Birthright: When Israel Trips Play Matchmaker

Like all good love stories, Jessica Shander’s began with a bit of destruction. On a cold day in December 2015, Shander arrived at John F....
Black and white historic photo of a sharecropping family

‘Fiddler’-Inspired ‘Garreville’ Tells Story of Sharecropper Family in 1915

A staged reading of a new musical inspired by Fiddler on the Roof is coming to the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and...
jar filled with coins with a plant growing out of it as a symbols for investment

The Perfect Investment Doesn’t Exist

By Joe Bonfanti Wouldn’t it be nice to find the perfect investment? As financial professionals, people turn to us to help them find the “real...
A young LGBTQ woman comes out to her grandmother over cups of tea

How Elders Can Help Young LGBTQIA People

Grandparents and seniors are important role models in the lives of young people. They may share family traditions or memories of the past, teach life...
Lena Fleminger in her store Lena's Wigs, soon to be called Overstock Wigs, surrounded by sheitels

Beat the Heat With These Summertime Sheitel Tips

It’s hot out there folks. In Philadelphia, the average high temperature in July registers a sweltering 87.1 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. And...
Harriet Levin helps children sitting at a table at Camp Ramah in the Poconos

Camp Stories | Lone Soldier Michael Levin’s Memory Lives on at Camp Ramah

About three times a day, the campers at Camp Ramah in the Poconos walk past a mural. The words, “You can’t fulfill your dreams unless...

Community Briefs: New NMAJH Documents Include FDR Speech and More

New NMAJH Documents Include FDR Speech The National Museum of American Jewish History announced it is displaying in July a signed copy of President Franklin...
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (right) speaks to the press in the southern Gaza Strip on Sept. 19, 2017.

Israel Briefs: Hamas Distances Itself From Official’s Call to Slaughter Jews and More

Education Minister Under Fire Israel’s new Education Minister Rafi Peretz spurred an outcry nationwide after saying he supports gay conversion therapy, JTA reported. During an interview...