Local News

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Anti-Semitic Flyers Found on Cars in South Philadelphia

Anti-Semitic, racist flyers were found on parked cars in South Philadelphia on Nov. 7-8, Queen Village and Bella Vista residents told CBS3. The page-long flyer...

National News

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Gabe Kapler Hired to Manage San Francisco Giants

By Marc Brodsky / JTA A month after being fired from his first manager’s post, Gabe Kapler has another shot. The Jewish ex-major league outfielder, a...
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This Bill Will Help Nonprofits Pay for Security Improvements

For Jewish nonprofits in Philadelphia and across the state, there is relief and appreciation that, as of press time, Gov. Tom Wolf was slated...
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Man Arrested for Plotting to Blow up Colorado Synagogue

By Ben Sales / JTA A white supremacist has been arrested for plotting to blow up a synagogue in Colorado. Richard Holzer, 27, was charged for...

Arts

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Gershman Film Fest Marks First Independent Year

For the first time in its 39-year history, the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival — also known as Fall Fest — will take place...
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Drummer Travels to China to Export Technique

“The grass is always greener on the other side,” said drummer and music educator Sam Ruttenberg about classical musicians who yearn to play jazz...
Sacha Baron Cohen in ‘The Spy'

Review | Sacha Baron Cohen’s New Show Is a By-the-Book Tale

In one of the rare moments in “The Spy” that aspires to a little bit more than a straightforward spy drama — a perfectly...
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European Top Court: Foods From Israel Settlements Must Be Labelled as Such

By Cnaan Liphshiz / JTA Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when...
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Over 150 Rockets Fired From Gaza After Israel Assassinates Islamic Jihad Leader

By Marcy Oster / JTA Dozens of rockets were fired on southern and central Israel after the Israeli army killed a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad...
Liad Goldberg and Naama Issachar

Sister of Israeli-American Woman Jailed in Russia: ‘She’s Losing It’

Josefin Dolsten / JTA In August, Liad Goldberg visited her sister in a Russian jail. It had been four months since Naama Issachar had been...