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Center City Kosher Fave Mama’s Vegetarian Closes

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Mama’s Vegetarian, a beloved kosher vegetarian spot for falafel and other Israeli fare in Center City, closed permanently on June 23, according to the...

Families Upset By Cemetery Conditions

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When Joyce Sherman of Bensalem went to pay her respects to her parents at Har Nebo Cemetery the day before Memorial Day, she found...
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Those We’ve Lost to COVID-19, Part 4

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Coronavirus cases are rising across the United States. Several states in the South and West, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, have emerged as the nation’s...

Journalists Face Arrests, Violence at Protests

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Avi Wolfman-Arent was covering a small march that started in Old City when he was detained by police. “The guy who actually cuffed me, I...

NMAJH Uses Music to Bridge Pandemic Gaps

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Of all the typical public events that seem so far away from returning to normalcy, singing loudly with other people in enclosed spaces could...

Ginger-rific Spring Greens

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As farmers markets begin to burst with produce, I’m having a grand time with greens. Beet greens, long considered fodder for the compost bin, have...

Teens’ Podcast Explores Sports World

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Which team was better: the 2014-2015 NCAA Championship-winning Duke University men’s basketball team, or the 2015-2016 NCAA Championship-winning Villanova University men’s basketball team? Is...

Can’t Travel Due to COVID Restrictions? Take a Virtual Tour of Jewish History

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The coronavirus pandemic has given rise to a new form of international travel that allows tourists to skip the lines and the jet lag. Armed...

No One Like Ernie: Longtime Jewish Federation Contributor Named Honorary Trustee

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For years, the joke about Ernest “Ernie” Kahn, 94, is that he mastered everything he’s ever done in service of the Jewish community, save...

DACA Ruling Helps Local Israeli Seek US Citizenship

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Aviel Nisimi has stood in line for more than 20 years. Not literally, but that’s how the Israeli immigrant describes the process of applying for...