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NMAJH Digitizes Core Exhibits in Virtual ‘Revolution’

The National Museum of American Jewish History launched a virtual tour of its core exhibit on Nov. 14, digitizing the museum’s permanent exhibits across...

Jewish Delis See Latke Surges on Chanukah

When asked why latkes are his annual Chanukah bestseller, Schlesinger’s Deli owner Allan Domb echoed Tevye from “Fiddler on the Roof.” “It’s tradition,” Domb said. Other...

Tourists Barred From Traveling to Israel for Two Weeks as Country Monitors Omicron

Israel will bar all non-citizens from entering the country for at least two weeks due to concern about the spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus
Elizabeth Bloom is a white women with long, red hair wearing a black sweater, standing in her home goods store and smiling at the camera.

Small Business Saturday About More Than Money

This Small Business Saturday, area Jewish-owned businesses are concerned with more than just good deals and discounted products. Between the growing convenience of online shopping...

Central Bucks Parents Worry About Antisemitism

About 50 Jewish parents in the Central Bucks School District are worried about what they see as antisemitic comments made at recent school board...

One Killed, Four Injured After Hamas Assailant Opens Fire in Jerusalem’s Old City

An Israeli man in his 20s is dead and four others were injured after a Hamas assailant opened fired with a submachine gun in Jerusalem’s Old City Sunday morning.
Two men wearing baseball caps and blue shirts and standing behind a wooden table and are handing out blue bags filled with Narcan.

‘A Disease of Isolation’: How Jews Combat Addiction Stigma

There’s a Yiddish saying: “A shikker iz a goy,” which translates to “an alcoholic is a non-Jew.” Filled with sharp consonants, the phrase is harsh...

Holiday Gatherings Back On This Year

After a year of sacrificing in-person holiday parties because of the pandemic, Jewish Philadelphians are getting together again in 2021. Thanksgiving is on Nov. 25,...

Pennsbury School Board Deals With Antisemitism

A group of Pennsbury School District parents has taken issue with two district policies this year, according to school board members, and, in both...
Matt Weintraub is a white man with grey hair. He is smiling and wearing a blue suit and red tie, posing in front of an American flag.

Candidates Stayed Positive During Campaign

The Nov. 2 election was quiet by Pennsylvania standards, according to election officials, with the buzz around the 2020 election having faded. Yet Jewish...