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Gratz Refocuses, Ahead of the Curve with Online Classes

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Gratz College in Cheltenham Township was going online long before it was common. The Jewish school offered its first digital course shortly after the dot-com...

Stuart Weitzman Talks Jewish History as Namesake Museum Reopens

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In December, shoe designer Stuart Weitzman announced an eight-figure gift to the Philadelphia-based National Museum of American Jewish History, saving it from bankruptcy. Less than...

Phillies Catcher Reflects on Bar Mitzvah’s Role in Career, Life

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Baseball is a game that requires a level of discipline almost beyond a normal human’s capacity. Day after day, year after year, even decade after...

A First Look at the Weitzman’s Reopening

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After 26 months of closed doors, the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History opened to the public again on May 13. In addition to...
A black-and-white picture shows two women holding a "KEEP ABORTION LEGAL" sign.

‘We Had Our Lives on the Line’: Abortion Activists Reflect on 50 Years...

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This year feels a lot like 1970 for those who remember it.  Memories of a controversial war with consequences felt in the United States and...

Several Jewish Candidates Running in PA Primary

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The Pennsylvania primary election is set for May 17, and among the many candidates on the ballot, several are Jewish. Here’s a rundown of Philadelphia-area...
A technicolor poster has "420" written in a cloud of smoke coming from the inside of a temple.

613 or 420? Jewish Thinkers Split Among Ethics of Cannabis Use

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On April 21, the sixth night of Passover, more than just Jews were celebrating a holiday revolving around a burning bush. The day marked the...

Philadelphia SPHAs, Eddie Gottlieb Left Basketball Legacy

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There is only one Jewish player in the National Basketball Association today, Washington Wizards forward Deni Avdija. But if it wasn’t for his Jewish...