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Harriet Levin helps children sitting at a table at Camp Ramah in the Poconos

Camp Stories | Lone Soldier Michael Levin’s Memory Lives on at Camp Ramah

About three times a day, the campers at Camp Ramah in the Poconos walk past a mural. The words, “You can’t fulfill your dreams unless...

Community Briefs: New NMAJH Documents Include FDR Speech and More

New NMAJH Documents Include FDR Speech The National Museum of American Jewish History announced it is displaying in July a signed copy of President Franklin...
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (right) speaks to the press in the southern Gaza Strip on Sept. 19, 2017.

Israel Briefs: Hamas Distances Itself From Official’s Call to Slaughter Jews and More

Education Minister Under Fire Israel’s new Education Minister Rafi Peretz spurred an outcry nationwide after saying he supports gay conversion therapy, JTA reported. During an interview...
Chabad of Poway building

News Briefs: The Pences Visit Chabad of Poway and More

Panel to Discuss Millennials Fighting Back Against Anti-Semitism Jewish and pro-Israel organizations will host a millennial panel next month in New York about combating anti-Semitism. The...
Beach at Cape May, New Jersey

Shore Homeowners Contend With Rising Seas

Judy Kroll has owned or rented beach homes in Margate, New Jersey, for more than two decades. Margate is where her son, Max, took his...
Tziona Zellis sitting in a hospital bed with her parents Sheryl and Davis Zellis

Local Woman Holds Onto Faith After Leg Amputation

Tziona Zellis of Langhorne was a typical 19-year-old college student. An active member of Chabad Lubavitch of Yardley, she attended Touro College in New...
A sign reads Netroots Nation above the convention in Philadelphia

Netroots Panel Equates Zionism With White Supremacy

While presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Kristin Gillibrand and Julián Castro drew national attention at the 14th annual progressive gathering Netroots Nation in Philadelphia last...
Congregation Adath Jeshurun

Roving Rabbi Barry Kenter Says Farewell to Congregation Adath Jeshurun

Rabbi Barry Kenter led the Greenburgh Hebrew Center in Dobbs Ferry, New York, for 31 years. He oversaw B’nai Mitzvot, did “the teaching and...
Bernie Sanders shakes hands with attendees at the rally against the Hahnemann closure.

‘Human Life Is More Important’: Bernie Sanders Joins Hahnemann Rally

Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders was in Philadelphia July 15 to join a rally protesting the closure of Hahnemann University Hospital. “We shouldn’t be talking...
Students stroll on the campus of Solebury School in New Hope.

Solebury School Opens Doors to American Hebrew Academy Students

Scott Eckstein, director of admissions and financial aid at Solebury School, a college-preparatory boarding and day school in New Hope, is thinking a lot...