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PICC Picks Up Pace During Quarantine

Vered Nohi got on the phone last week with an Israeli company that was trying to make an improvement to disinfecting material — one...

National News

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Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring Sells for $1.025 Million

By Marcy Oster / JTA One of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl rings sold for $1.025 million in an online fundraiser to help...
A student asks questions after a January youth symposium on the Holocaust presentation by Holocaust survivor Marius Gherovici.

Senate Passes National Holocaust Education Bill

His dedication to the cause was inspired, in part, by his time as a board member of the Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center.“It...
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For May Celebration, Many Ways to Parse Jewish Heritage

By Arno Rosenfeld  Black History Month was announced in 1969. Women’s History Month came about in 1987. Irish-American Heritage Month was created in 1990. Compared...

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Two Digital Theater Productions Set to Debut

The stages may be closed, but the show must go on. Two theatrical productions from members of Philadelphia’s Jewish community are set to premiere this...
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TV Review | Seinfeld’s ‘23 Hours to Kill’ Disappoints

It’s been said the very best comedians are those for whom comedy is a compulsion, those who’d have a near-impossible time doing anything else....
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6 Memoirs That Explore the Mother-Daughter Bond

By Babette Dunkelgrün In Season 2 of the Hulu comedy “Shrill,” based on the book by Lindy West, there’s a restaurant scene in which the...
Students at Nishmat in Jerusalem wear masks and are separated by Plexiglas barriers to protect against the coronavirus.

As Colleges go Virtual, Students Instead Study Abroad in Israel

By Josefin Dolsten / JTA Hadara Bilsky thought she’d spend her first semester of college making friends in her dorm, having discussions with professors and students...
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Israel Eases Coronavirus Rules

By Marcy Oster / JTA Sabas and savtas can visit the grandkids and Aroma can start brewing anew. In a nationally televised address on May 4,...
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Ambler Teacher Continues Gig in Israel Amid Crisis

Teaching school children is hard. Teaching amid a global pandemic, even harder. Now add in a different country, and you have a sense of Jennifer...