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Al Chernoff on a motorcycle

Animal Advocate Al ‘Alley Cat’ Chernoff Dies at 59

When news came of Al “Alley Cat’” Chernoff’s murder at his home on Nov. 5, the reaction online was overwhelming. For days, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,...
PICC innovation delegation

Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce Delegation Visits Israel

On Sept. 17, members of Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce’s Innovation Delegation to Israel visited the TD Bank Innovation Lab in Tel Aviv as part...
Alice Saligman receives the “Woman of Valor” Award

National Museum of American Jewish History Hosts Gala

On Oct. 28, the National Museum of American Jewish History hosted its Only in America gala, honoring the Saligman family.
Bari Weiss

The Main Event: Get Up Close and Personal With a NYT Op-Ed Writer

Each year, the Main Event is where the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community gathers to celebrate our unity and pride. Some years, it’s been a...
John Mulaney with the Felgoise family

Philly Fights Cancer: Round 5 Raises Nearly $13M

Philly Fights Cancer: Round 5 took place Oct. 26 at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. More than 2,000 guests gathered to raise close to $13...
National President Ellen Hershkin

Hadassah National President Speaks at Local Luncheon

On Oct. 23, Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America National President Ellen Hershkin came to Philadelphia for a membership appreciation luncheon sponsored by...
Thanksgiving table

Ask Miriam | How to Deal With Allergies at Thanksgiving

Dear Miriam, In the past year, I discovered that I have a number of food sensitivities to common items, including some spices. While my reactions...
Ken Roshkoff, Steve Margulies, Steve Rosenberg, Steve Kramer, Henri Levitt, Mike Berkman, Ben Kirshner, Scott Fink and Shawn Orenstein

Men’s Mission 3 Enjoys Reunion in Radnor

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Men’s Mission 3 participants enjoy a reunion dinner in Radnor.
Steven B. Marchiano

Steven Marchiano Assumes Role at Jewish Family Service

Steven B. Marchiano has recently assumed the role of chief financial officer of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties.
Allan Kalish and granddaughter Sophia at a family barbecue

Iconic Ad Executive, Dachau Liberator Dies at 94

Allan Kalish did extraordinary things with his 94 years, things about which he could’ve justifiably bragged. From the early ’60s to the mid-’80s, Kalish &...