Arts

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...
Social Vision cover art, with Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, also known as the Lubavitcher Rebbe, walking with a car and crowd in background

New Book Explores the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Social Vision

The late Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, better known as the Lubavitcher Rebbe, is considered one of the most influential Jewish leaders of the 20th...
Photographer Scott Weiner holding a tree sapling that he planted in Jerusalem

Scott Weiner’s Celebrity Photos Chronicle Rock ‘n’ Roll History

In some circles, Philadelphia photographer Scott Weiner has become as legendary as the subjects of his work. A rock ‘n’ roll exhibition celebrating more than...
Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Laura Frank interview Attorney General Josh Shapiro for the Jewish Philly podcast

Podcasts Connect Listeners to American Jewish Life

The world of Jewish podcasts is growing and gaining national audiences, commonly exploring how Jews can redesign or reconnect to American Jewish life through...
Sonya Aronowitz, the producer behind the Off Boardwalk cabaret series in Atlantic City

Jewish Producer Opens Atlantic City Cabaret Series ‘Off Boardwalk’

  A new summer cabaret series, Off Boardwalk, opens July 5 at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City, featuring an eclectic mix of theater, cabaret...
ormer Temple Judea, located on Old York Road in North Philadelphia. The shul closed in 1982 and merged into Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel.

‘Synagogues of Philadelphia’ Traces Jewish History Through Synagogues

8/22/19: This story has been updated to remove an inaccuracy in a quote about synagogues in South Philadelphia. The two hot spots in the Greater...
Sandy Hackett performs “My Buddy,” a show about Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett’s Son Performs “My Buddy,” a Show About His Father

Every comedian of yore, like every musician or public performer of note, lives a second life on YouTube in 2019. Their interviews and performances, their...
Simcha Raphael, the author of Jewish Views of the Afterlife

What Happens After We Die? Author Simcha Raphael Answers Questions on the Afterlife

Judaism is notably ambiguous about the afterlife. Jewish law instructs Jews on specific practices, such as funeral and burial rites, and shiva, but concepts like...
when the smoke clears movie poster

Film Review | ‘When the Smoke Clears’ Might Leave You Wanting More

I always thought it was weird when cinemas started airing regular commercials before the movie. An advertisement for a Honda Civic seemed out of...