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Eitan Schramm

Study: Majority of Orthodox Young Adults Choose Secular Universities

In the United States, more than three of every four Orthodox young adults (79%) choose to attend a secular university, a new study from...
two Temple Hillel students

Hillels Welcome Students With New Offerings

It’s the end of August and, right on time, swarms of college students are descending onto campuses across the region. While professors prepare lecture notes...
a group of 17 Philadelphians who attended JPRO19

‘Putting the Joy Back Into the Oy’: Professionals Gather for JPRO19 Conference

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia CEO Naomi Adler had worked as a co-chair of the JPRO19 conference for close to a year when the...
a giant poster of Benjamin Netanyahu next to a street in Israel

The Big Parties Head Into Final Stretch as Israeli Elections Near

(August 14, 2019 / Israel Hayom) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is a living example of how an election campaign can be decided at...
South America map showing Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela

Latin American Jewish Immigrants Look for Safety in US

Though the Jewish community has a long history of resettlement in the U.S., in 2019 most new immigrants in our country are not Jewish. And...
Jack and Jordanna Ufberg

Joint Bar Mitzvah Project Aids African Villages

Like many other teens preparing for their Bar or Bat Mitzvah, Jack Ufberg, 12, of Penn Valley is raising money for the less fortunate. The...
Jesse Moldovsky performing onstage

Jesse Moldovsky, 19, Takes the Stage at Philly Folk Festival

It was a couple years ago when musician Jesse Moldovsky, 19, started performing at open mic nights. Though paid gigs slowly followed, a lot...
Drew Seid proposes to Rachel Waxman on a street with fairy lights

Matchmakers Advise on How to Find ‘the One’

Drew Seid and Rachel Waxman were walking down the street last year when he got down on one knee to propose (pictured at right)....
two protesters hold signs

On Tisha B’Av, Jewish Protesters Rally in Support of Immigrants

Already a time for reflection and mourning for Jews, Tisha B’Av turned into a backdrop this year for some Jews to shine light on...
Ninet Tayeb

Israeli Rock Star Ninet Tayeb Comes to Manayunk for Local Show

Ninet Tayeb Was the Kelly Clarkson of Israel. At 19, the singer got her big break winning the debut season of Kokhav Nolad, a...