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Mitch Albom with Chika

Author Mitch Albom Shares Story of ‘Finding Chika’

Mitch Albom described it as the most personal thing he’s ever written. “Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family”...
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Locals Host ‘The Rights to Ricky Sanchez’ Sixers Podcast

Perhaps nothing better explains the sensibility of “The Rights to Ricky Sanchez” podcast than the name itself. Sanchez was a middling Puerto Rican power forward,...
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Community Briefs: Jewish Candidates Win Across Region and More

Jewish Candidates Win Across Region In Philadelphia County and its four surrounding counties — Delaware, Chester, Montgomery and Bucks — a handful of Jewish politicians...
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Gabe Kapler Hired to Manage San Francisco Giants

By Marc Brodsky / JTA A month after being fired from his first manager’s post, Gabe Kapler has another shot. The Jewish ex-major league outfielder, a...
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Anti-Semitic Flyers Found on Cars in South Philadelphia

Anti-Semitic, racist flyers were found on parked cars in South Philadelphia on Nov. 7-8, Queen Village and Bella Vista residents told CBS3. The page-long flyer...
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European Top Court: Foods From Israel Settlements Must Be Labelled as Such

By Cnaan Liphshiz / JTA Foods made in Israeli settlements that are viewed as occupied by the European Union must be marked as such when...
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Over 150 Rockets Fired From Gaza After Israel Assassinates Islamic Jihad Leader

By Marcy Oster / JTA Dozens of rockets were fired on southern and central Israel after the Israeli army killed a senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad...
Isaac Mizrahi and Nikki Haley

Nikki Haley, Isaac Mizrahi and More Head to Katz JCC

The Milton and Betty Katz JCC of Cherry Hill is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its annual Festival of Arts, Books and Culture. This year’s...
Adam Fishbein in DC

Philly Faces: ‘Nothing About Us Without Us’

Adam Fishbein wants to advocate for people with disabilities and influence disability policy in the public or nonprofit sector. That’s why, at just 21, he...
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A Chabad Couple Built an Immersive Village for Kids With Autism

Josefin Dolsten / JTA A new 11,000-square-foot shopping center in Livingston, New Jersey, is home to 15 storefronts, including a bank, pet shop and clothing...