Thursday, August 27, 2015 Elul 12, 5775
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The voluminous Outside the Bible — brought out by the Jewish Publication Society, headquartered in Philadelphia — drew an audience for its debut at the Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, Temple Emanu-El, in New York City. At the premiere with JPS director Rabbi Barry Schwartz (right) are Rabbi Joshua Davidson (center) of Temple Emanu-El/Skirball; and project co-editor James Kugel.
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It took three days to complete the journey but the memories live on a year later. So claim many of those gathered for the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia 3-Day Reunion, attended by those who committed their time and physical effort to battle breast cancer in last year’s event in Philadelphia, part of a national program. Recalling their triumphs and anticipating...
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An acclaimed and popular area author has been designated a Kelly Writer's House Fellow; a Penn Medicine epidemiologist reveals research finds about bed bugs; and the head of plastic surgery at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is hosting a Fat Tuesday benefit for an area arts center.
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A Philadelphia native — whose movie productions include The Blob — gets his star on the Hollywoood Walk of Fame.
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The community raised nearly $1 million for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia at its annual Super Sunday event.
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