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Edith Kutcher

KleinLife Librarian Still Active as 103 Approaches

One Hundred Percent Jewish, 4-feet, 6-inches tall and sharp as a whip. That’s how Andre Krug describes Edith Kutcher. The KleinLife president and CEO has...
Hong Kong at night

Community Briefs: Hong Kong Protest Gets Sixers Fan Ejected and More

Hong Kong Protest Gets Sixers Fan Ejected From Exhibition Game 76ers fan Sam Wachs, who works at Reconstructing Judaism, got ejected from a preseason game...
Sean Carter, Julie Salamon and Claire O. Finkelstein

Journalist Speaks About Her Book on the Leon Klinghoffer Killing

On Oct. 8, 1985, aboard the cruise ship Achille Lauro, Leon Klinghoffer was shot and killed by a man named Youssef Majed Molqi, who...
Jane Korman

Jane Korman, Philanthropist Who Supported Arts and Health Care, Dies at 81

After Jane Korman was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2007, she spent the next decade working to improve the lives of others fighting the...
Heather Barbera

Brief: Heather Barbera Pleads Guilty to Murder

Heather Barbera, 43, who was arrested last year on charges relating to the deaths of her mother and grandmother, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter...
a collage of Rudi Weinberg with different presidential candidates

Ahead of Election, Jews Canvass Door to Door

Update: A previous version of this article misstated Elana Baurer's surname. Over the course of her professional life, Francine Lipstein has been a headhunter and...
Rabbi Kami Knapp

Congregation Or Shalom Gets First Female Rabbi

Congregation Or Shalom’s new rabbi is a change for the Conservative synagogue. For the past nine years, the Berwyn shul was headed by Rabbi Jacob...
Randi Jacobs and her mother, Ann Director

‘I Am So Grateful That I Am Still Here’: Woman Reflects on Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer is one of deadliest forms of cancer in the United States, with less than 10% of those diagnosed surviving past five years....
J. Russell Peltz is applauded

J. Russell Peltz Celebrates Half Century in Boxing

Boxing has mesmerized J. Russell Peltz since he was a Bar Mitzvah boy in Bala Cynwyd, although circumstances never really gave his boxing career...
People building a sukkah at Julian Abele Park

Center City Kehillah Expands Number of Sukkahs in Public Parks

The Center City Kehillah has built a sukkah at Julian Abele Park in Graduate Hospital for the last several years, but this year the...