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HIAS PA: Regulations, Delays Could Prevent Thousands From Voting

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Processing delays and rising fees will prevent thousands of eligible immigrants from voting in the 2020 general election, HIAS Pennsylvania said during a Sept....

Sale Pending for Abramson Center for Jewish Life

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The Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, Abramson Senior Care’s 72-acre Horsham campus, is set to be sold in the coming weeks. The...

Jewish Philadelphia Remembers Iconic Jurist Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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By Sophie Panzer | JE staff By Sarah Wildman | JTA Ruffled collars in shop windows. Heaps of flowers in front of the Supreme Court. Millions...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, First Jewish Woman to Serve on Supreme Court, Dies at 87

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By Sarah Wildman WASHINGTON (JTA) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first Jewish woman to serve on the Supreme Court and a tireless advocate for gender...

‘Challenging in a Different Way’: Rabbis Discuss High Holiday Sermons

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Every year, rabbis in Philadelphia and across the world work to strike a certain balance in their High Holiday sermons. How much do you talk...

Study: More Than One in 10 Americans Under 40 Thinks Jews Caused the Holocaust

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By Ben Sales More than one in 10 American adults under 40 believes that Jews caused the Holocaust. That’s one finding from a survey published Wednesday...

Israel Signs Peace Treaties with UAE and Bahrain in White House Ceremony

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By Marcy Oster Israel signed peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain at the White House on Tuesday, with President Donald Trump calling...

Israelis Prepare for Second National Coronavirus Lockdown

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By Marcy Oster Israelis are preparing for a second nationwide lockdown set to start on Friday even as government officials are suggesting that some of...

Biden Campaign Ramps Up Pennsylvania Jewish Outreach Effort, Philly’s Dan Siegel Takes Reins

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Dan Siegel, 32, didn’t have to say much during the Zoom-based launch of Pennsylvania’s Jewish Americans for Biden outreach program on Sept. 3, as...
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Playwrights Place Shiva in the Spotlight for Philly Fringe Fest

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Benjamin Behrend and Logan Schulman know people don’t typically associate sitting shiva with entertainment. That didn’t stop them from creating “Welcome to the Shiva House,”...