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Benji Pollock

Philly Faces: Benji Pollock Rides Solo

When Benji Pollock got back from a coast-to-coast bike trip, he longed for more. In the summer of 2015, he rode with a team from...
The lake is a popular hang at Camp Westmont in Wayne County. Westmont expects to be ready to go come opening day on June 27.

Coronavirus Cloud Overhangs Summer Camp Openings

Over the next several weeks, it seems, we’ll continue to go without — without the human touch and without the physical presence of friends...
Anneliese Nossbaum

Community Briefs: Holocaust Survivor Dies and More

Holocaust Survivor Anneliese Nossbaum Dies at 91 Holocaust survivor Anneliese Nossbuam, who just three months earlier flew to Krakow, Poland to commemorate the 75th anniversary...
Emergency fund savings written on the jar with money.

Jewish Groups Make Financial Resources Available Amid Crisis

For the last few weeks, Ami Kassar has gotten up bright and early to send out emails to thousands of people. Every day, either just...
Schlesinger’s exterior

Philly’s Jewish Restaurants Adapt to Change in Business Model

Louis Barson, owner of the Jewish deli Hymie’s, has never seen anything like the coronavirus epidemic. “My family has had Hymie’s since the ’70s, and...
Caitlin Haskett displays her exhibit at Bryn Mawr College’s Canaday Library.

Bryn Mawr Student Documents Campus Jewish History

While she isn’t studying history, it’s a subject that Caitlin Haskett values. So when she discovered a gap in her school’s historical records, she...
From left: Julie Margasak and Julie Ann Lewenthal

Jews of Philly Fashion: Julie Margasak, Julie Ann Lewenthal

It’s the newest edition of Jews of Philly Fashion, introducing you to the Chosen few who dress our city. They might mix wool and...
Dvora Entin sitting on a couch

Patients, Doctors Adjust to Telehealth Amid Social Distancing

Telehealth is nothing new to Dvora Entin. Entin is a nationally recognized specialist in maternal mental health, based in Bala Cynywd, who focuses on women...

Breaking News: Kaiserman JCC Lays Off 176

Repercussions from the coronavirus pandemic have forced the Kaiserman JCC in Wynnewood to lay off 176 of its 178 employees, JTA reported. “Never in my...
Judge gavel and scale in court. Library with lot of books in background

Community Briefs: Jewish Attorney Receives Five Years and More

Coronavirus Doesn’t Disrupt OU Kosher for Passover Supply Chain Orthodox Union Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification agency, said March 23 that the coronavirus hasn’t...