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Dershowitz Strikes Back

A day before the National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Conference was set to begin at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University law professor Alan...

600 Rabbis Show Support for Obama

 More than 600 rabbis nationwide, including 37 from Pennsylvania, signed on to a Rabbis for Obama list released Aug. 21 by President Barack Obama's...

Hadassah Gives Grant to Gratz High

The Hadassah Foundation has awarded a "mini-grant" to the Jewish Community High School of Gratz College to create a program that addresses teen dating.In...
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Day School Students Are Getting iPads

Students at Jewish day schools in the area have something else besides homework to look forward to as they return from summer vacation.The Kohelet...

Representing Israel, From Angola to Philly

Elad Strohmayer is no stranger to American Jewry.Before joining the foreign service in 2010, the new deputy consul general in Philadelphia worked for the...
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New Israeli Diplomats Arrive

Yaron Sideman, a 17-year veteran of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, settled into Philadelphia this week to begin his post as Consul General of Israel...
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Dems Prepare for N.C. Convention

At least two dozen local Jews will head to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., next week to to vote for a party...
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Haredi Take Spirit to the Battlefield

For decades, haredi men in Israel have received exemptions from otherwise mandatory service in the Israel Defense Forces to study in yeshivas instead. But...
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JEVS Lends A Helping Hand

With thousands of Pennsylvanians still unemployed or underemployed as Labor Day approaches, staff at JEVS Human Services are busy helping clients polish cover letters,...
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Last Hurrah at the Shore

An Israeli flag marks the oceanside home where an estimated 200 vacationers this summer bonded over communal Shabbats, frisbee on the beach and cultural...