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Local Rabbis Meet With Obama

Three local rabbis were among 20 leaders of the Conservative movement who held an informal White House meeting May 29 with President Barack Obama.Rabbis...
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Looking for Seed-Stage High Tech in Israel, and Bringing It to Philly

  Looking to Israel for talented start-up companies is hot right now in the business world. But Brian Rosenzweig and his partners at JANVEST Technologies,...
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‘Deadly’ Steps to the Final Solution

When the Nazis instituted their euthanasia program in January 1940, they began by distributing a questionnaire to the directors of institutions where potential victims...
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Learning Quality Values From the Start

Tiny hands shoot up as Leslie Maizel selects two volunteers for a role-play exercise at Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El's preschool in Wynnewood. She positions the...
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Armenian Birthright?

Linda Yepoyan grew up in Pittsburgh, a city that had just 30 Armenian families and no Armenian church. She felt little cultural connection to...
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Israel Welcome Here!

  Juba, South SudanThis city in the world's newest country is not your typical Arabic-speaking capital.For one thing, most of the city's inhabitants are Christian....

A Trek of Memories

The only glimpse Jean Paul ever got of her father came from a handful of yellowed photos. William Steinhurst was already deployed in World...

Holocaust Education on the Agenda

Lawmakers in both houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly have introduced companion bills that would require the state's school districts to offer Holocaust education.Last...
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You’re Never Too Old to Reconnect With Summer Camp’s Special Aura

  Dig up your old camp shirts and friendship bracelets: The National Museum of American Jewish History and the Collaborative are calling young professionals to...
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‘Jewcer’ Helps Kick-Start New Firms

For years, Laurel Klein has been dreaming of opening a combination restaurant, bar and performance space where Jewish young adults could gather to eat,...