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Is Pennsylvania Going to Move its Primary Date to Prevent a Passover Conflict?

Rep. Jared Solomon has a broad appeal for his bill to move the 2024 Pennsylvania primary up from April 23. Solomon, who represents the Philadelphia...
A memorial to Tree of Life shooting victims

Jury Gives Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter Death Penalty

A jury has given the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter a death sentence.

Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist Rabbis Interpret Tu B’Av

The first sentence of the Wikipedia page about Tu B’Av may sum it up best. It says, “Tu B’Av is a minor Jewish holiday.” In...

Golden Slipper Hires Executive Director

Golden Slipper Club, Charities and Camp is 101 years old. So when new Executive Director Marti Berk thinks about the organization’s future, she thinks...

Former Exponent Business Manager Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison

Former Jewish Exponent Director of Business Operations Cheryl Lutts was sentenced ...

How Much Harder Is it to Recruit Camp Counselors Nowadays?

At Camp Ramah in the Poconos, the Mercaz building has been around since 1950 — the same year the camp opened. And it kind...
Howie Roseman celebrates win

Eagles GM Howie Roseman Touches Upon Judaism at Margate JCC

He’s the man who brought Philadelphia its first Super Bowl. He’s the Rocky-like underdog who fought his way back from the far reaches of...
A blue and white bag of potato chips with a picture of a roast pork sandwich on it.

Herr’s Roast Pork Potato Chips Spark Un-porcine Kosher Controversy

On June 13, Herr’s released three Philadelphia-inspired potato chips flavors as part of its Flavored by Philly: Local Eats contest commemorating local restaurants. Alongside a...
Miriam Reid is wearing a baseball cap and green polo sitting at a wooden bench with a circular "Once Upon A Nation" sign above it.

You Should Know…Miriam Reid

On a July day in Old City, among the waves of tourists, you can find Miriam Reid at Franklin Square or the Independence Visitor...

Rabbi Hirshi Sputz and Rebbetzin Shevy Sputz Build Chabad of Fairmount

Rabbi Hirshi Sputz and Rebbetzin Shevy Sputz didn’t always have those titles. But they always knew that they wanted to play those roles. So...