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Dear Miriam | How Do You Answer a Dreaded Question?

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My career has always been somewhat difficult to explain to people outside my field.

Investing in Children and Young Families

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The Jewish Federation is proud to support Jewish life and learning, especially when it comes to serving families with young children

Dear Miriam | Paying For Non-Kosher Lunch Doesn’t Seem Kosher

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My boss is retiring, and our office is dipping our toes back into communal meals and celebrations.

Honoring the Past, Eyes on the Future: Carly Zimmerman New Chair of Women of...

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As Carly Zimmerman steps into her new role as the chair of Women of Vision (WOV), two things are certain:

Dear Miriam | How Do You Deal With a Bigoted Acquaintance?

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Dear Miriam, I just found out that a friend of a friend holds some bigoted beliefs that I find extremely problematic.

Lower Merion Teens Raise $8,000 to Fight Hunger By Shaving Their Heads

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Last spring, Lower Merion High School sophomores Lior Cohen and Eli Gordon decided they wanted to raise money to fight hunger and food insecurity.

Dear Miriam | Peach Picking Prompts Perturbed Problem

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I recently went peach picking with a friend. I ate a peach (or two) while we were in the field, and my friend waited until we paid to eat from her own basket.

Bridging Community: Danielle Weiss Prepares for Role as JCRC Chair

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Danielle Weiss is no stranger to leadership positions at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

Social Justice Pioneer Rabbi Henry Cohen Dies at 93

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Rabbi Henry Cohen, who served at Beth David Reform Congregation for nearly 30 years and was a longtime social justice activist, died June 18. He was 93.

Dear Miriam | With Kids at Camp, Should I Declutter?

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Now that my kids are at camp for the summer (thank God!), what are the ethics of throwing away things?