In five years, Mekor Habracha has mushroomed from an informal prayer group to full-blown Center City shul with more than 250 members, many of them young urbanites looking to explore a more observant lifestyle.
Eric Berger has been a staff writer for the Jewish Exponent since August 2012.
Prior to that he spent six months interning at the Jerusalem Post and two years as news and online editor of the Boonville Daily News, a community newspaper in Missouri. He has also written for the St. Louis Beacon, an online newspaper covering the St. Louis area.
He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.