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Haim Sisters Have Philadelphia Roots

The Haim sisters are hot right now. In 2021, their album “Women in Music Pt. III” was nominated for Album of the Year at the...
Eileen Brill is a white woman with long, strawberry blond or light brown hair. She is outside and smiling at the camera.

Cheltenham Author to Publish Debut Novel

For authors, ideas for a story seem to come from thin air — a spontaneous idea, a line from a remembered conversation. For Eileen...

The Seen: Unable to Film in Ukraine, Eurovision Winners Made Intro Video in Israel

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest did not go Israel’s way.

A First Look at the Weitzman’s Reopening

After 26 months of closed doors, the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History opened to the public again on May 13. In addition to...

Historian Accuses NY’s Jewish Museum of Sanitizing Filmmaker’s World War II Record

A historian is accusing the Jewish Museum in New York of distorting the truth about a major artist’s ethically contentious conduct during and after World War II.
Students in masks crowd a table, each one holding a paint brush and blending paint from large bottles.

Drexel Hillel Celebrates Pilot Artist-Educator Residency Program

The pandemic has stolen time from everyone but particularly from college students. A typical four years of community building and connection was abbreviated for...

‘Funny Girl’ Snubbed, ‘Lehman’ Stock Rises, in Tony Nominations

Some of the biggest Jewish names on Broadway weren’t shining so bright in this year’s Tony nominations. 

Joshua Cohen’s Satirical Novel ‘The Netanyahus’ Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

The 2022 Pulitzer Prize in fiction went to “The Netanyahus."
Jonathan Stein, a white man wearing a yellow shirt and blue pants, dances in the middle of his law office.

Appeal and Applause: Lawyer Performs Interpretive Dances of Past Cases

For Jonathan Stein, combining law and dance wasn’t the joining of two incongruous practices. A lawyer at Community Legal Services, which provides legal counsel to...

The Seen: Pete Davidson to Star in Autobiographical Comedy Series

Bupkis is one of those few Yiddish words that have become part of the American lexicon