Local News

Businessman, Philanthropist Robert Fox Dies at 91

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Robert Allen Fox, a businessman and philanthropist whose contributions and leadership often benefited Jewish organizations in Philadelphia, died at home on April 14 from...

National News

Distribution of Philip Roth Biography Paused After Author Blake Bailey Accused of Rape

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Blake Bailey, the author of a bestselling biography of Philip Roth, has been accused of grooming former middle-school students for sex, with one woman accusing him of rape.
Basketball on a court

Israeli NBA Player Deni Avdija’s Rookie Season Ends With Ankle Injury

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Israeli Deni Avdija’s up-and-down rookie season in the NBA will end early: The Washington Wizards forward suffered an ankle injury Wednesday night.

Israel Advocate Walter Mondale Dies at 93

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Walter Mondale, the former vice president who represented a time in American history when being pro-Israel and progressive were often synonymous, has died at 93.

Arts

Theatre Ariel Debuts ‘Leaves from the Garden’

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In a year marked by upheaval, Deborah Baer Mozes and the artistic team at Theatre Ariel turned to tradition for inspiration. The result is...

‘The Man of the Monkey’ Examines Diaspora

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David Romberg knows many North American Jews are unfamiliar with the stories of the Latin America diaspora. As a high school student in the United...
Old photo of Tovah Feldshuh's mother adjusting her daughter's veil

Tovah Feldshuh Pays Tribute to Mom in Memoir

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Broadway has been dark for over a year, but Tovah Feldshuh keeps busy. The four-time Tony nominee and star of Broadway productions like “Yentl,”...

Israel Closes Deal for Millions More Pfizer Vaccines and Adds Moderna

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Israel locked down new deals to purchase more Pfizer vaccines and added Moderna doses to its arsenal on Monday.

Israelis No Longer Required to Wear Masks Outdoors

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Israel has reached a milestone in its return to normalcy: As of Sunday, Israelis will no longer be required to wear masks outside.
Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, Israel

Israel to Allow Vaccinated Tour Groups Starting in May

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Israel will be reopening its gates to fully vaccinated tour groups on May 23.