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Tovah Feldshuh Pays Tribute to Mom in Memoir

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Broadway has been dark for over a year, but Tovah Feldshuh keeps busy. The four-time Tony nominee and star of Broadway productions like “Yentl,”...
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Terrorism Prevention Program Launched

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One of the first projects for Jennifer Arbittier Williams in her new role as acting United States attorney for Philadelphia and surrounding counties is...
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Kosher Meal Program Fights Food Insecurity

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When Yonaton Yares started distributing kosher meals to families in the parking lot of his synagogue last May, he had no idea how much...
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Can You Link Yom HaShoah, Pandemic?

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As synagogue congregations, Holocaust remembrance groups and educational institutions gathered last week via Zoom to mark the second Yom HaShoah observed during the pandemic,...

One Jewish Photographer’s Mission to Preserve Rosenwald Schools’ Legacy

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ATLANTA — To the end of his life, the civil rights hero and later congressman John Lewis remembered the half-mile walk from his family’s farm in rural Pike County, Alabama, to the Dunn’s Chapel School.
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Levine Confirmation a Milestone for Trans Community

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Dr. Rachel Levine made history on March 24 when she became the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the Senate. After a...
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Summer Camps Plan 2021 Safety Protocols

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Although the second summer of the pandemic is approaching, Rabbi Joel Seltzer knows this camp season will be different from the last. “Last year was...
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Report: Anti-Semitic Assaults Worldwide Drop 19% in 2020 Due to Pandemic

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A 19% decrease in the number of anti-Semitic assaults recorded worldwide in 2020 from the previous year was attributed to lockdowns connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an annual report published Wednesday.
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Israeli Election Results Prompt Uncertain Outlook

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With the votes counted from the March 23 Israeli election, it appears that neither Benjamin Netanyahu nor his opponents have a clear path to...
Flyers with anti-Semitic messages in public spaces: "Small Hats BIG Problems" and "America is Under Occupation" with the letters over a Star of David

PA Near Top for White Supremacist Propaganda

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The United States saw the most white supremacist propaganda in a decade in 2020, with thousands of flyers, bumper stickers, banners and other propaganda...