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Tom Wolf is a white man with a thin white beard wearing a suit. He is standing next to a Black woman wearing a t-shirt of a deceased loved on.

‘It’s a Puzzle’: Jewish Leaders Tackle Complications of Gun Violence

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The mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where a gunman killed 19 children and two teachers, feels like it happened long...

Kaiserman JCC Opening Maccabi Hall of Fame

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Daniel Weiss is Jewish, but he’s not very religious. For him, Judaism is “a sense of family and culture,” he said. So when the Kaiserman...

What’s New at the Jersey Shore This Year?

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Lucy the Elephant, the perennial symbol of the Jewish shore capital of Margate, New Jersey, is undergoing “a whole body lift,” as Rich Helfant,...

Former Neo-Nazi Converting to Judaism

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Fred Cook, by his own admission, is a man in search of an identity. From his teenage years through his early 30s, he filled that...
A white soldier in full uniform salutes a Star of David grave.

Righting Historical Wrongs: Operation Benjamin Honors Jewish Soldiers Buried Under Crosses

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Albert Belmont was one of about 450 Jewish soldiers buried under a cross in World Wars I and II. His story aligns with many of...

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...