Local News

Bernie Sanders shakes hands with attendees at the rally against the Hahnemann closure.

‘Human Life Is More Important’: Bernie Sanders Joins Hahnemann Rally

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was in Philadelphia July 15 to join a rally protesting the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. “We shouldn’t be talking...

National News

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, also known as the Lubavitcher Rebbe

News Briefs: Thousands Pay Tribute to the Rebbe and More

Alabama Shul Struggling to Survive It’s the only synagogue in Selma, Alabama, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reports, and now 120-year-old Temple Mishkan Israel is in...
kosher beef and corn on the cob on a charcoal barbecue grill

Backyard Barbecue, Kosher-Style

By Ethel G. Hofman Barbecuing is primal, even dangerous. It’s looked on as a guy thing—all that fire, smoke, sharp implements and mountains of meat. But...
Four different beers

News Briefs: German Town Buys Entire Beer Supply to ‘Dry the Nazis out’ and...

First Overall Pick in NHL Draft is Jewish The New Jersey Devils made Jack Hughes the first overall pick June 21 in the National Hockey...

Arts

When We Were Arabs by Massoud Hayoun cover art

Book Review | When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family’s Forgotten History

Reclaiming the Identity of the Jewish Arab When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family’s Forgotten History Massoud Hayoun The New Press Modern-day depictions of Muslims and Arabs can...
OC87 Recovery Diaries editor-in-chief Gabriel Nathan attaches a GoPro to Herbe's interior

Gabriel Nathan Takes Suicide Prevention on the Road

Gabriel Nathan talks about love more than you do. He talks about it in relation to his twins, Elijah and Louisa, and his wife,...
The Fourth Reich by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld cover art

Book Review | The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II...

A History of Something That Never Happened The Fourth Reich: The Specter of Nazism from World War II to the Present Gavriel D. Rosenfeld Cambridge University Press Hearing...
sunset over Jerusalem

Israel Briefs: US Embassy Hosts First July Fourth Celebration in Jerusalem and More

Israel Defense Prize Awarded to Four Key Security Projects This year’s Israel Defense Prize was awarded to the soldiers who exposed and neutralized tunnels Hezbollah...
Nintendo gameboy

Israel Briefs: Nintendo Chooses Israel for Second Retail Store and More

Beresheet 2 Won’t Go to the Moon In a change from original plans, Beresheet 2 won’t attempt a moon landing, but SpaceIL, the Israeli company...
Eitan Ginzburg

Eitan Ginzburg, Israel’s First Openly Gay Mayor, Talks LGBTQ Issues in Israel

At 26, Eitan Ginzburg was the youngest person ever elected to the city council of Ra’anana, a Tel Aviv suburb of about 80,000 people....