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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...
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...
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...
Irina Goldstein

DiGiorgio Accuser Irina Goldstein Wants to “Clean House”

Former Philadelphia City Council candidate Irina Goldstein, a Republican who ran unsuccessfully for an at-large seat in the spring, is adding detail to the...
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Margate JCC Adds Rooftop Solar Panels

The Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community Center of Atlantic County is going green this summer. Work began on a new $800,000 rooftop solar panel...
Ninth-graders at Habonim Dror Camp Galil partake in a training exercise on setting a good example for younger campers during programming.

Camp Stories | Camps Embrace Training in #MeToo Era

Summer camp has always been an opportunity for teens to have an impactful experience during a formative period of their lives. And in the...