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Jewish Learning Venture Rabbi to Retire Aug. 31

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Rabbi Philip Warmflash feels fortunate when he reflects on his Jewish Learning Venture career. “Little did I know when I first moved to Philadelphia that...

PA 30 Day Fund Supports Small Businesses, Minority-Owned Ventures

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Jeff Bartos didn’t want to start a rescue fund for small businesses. His real estate company, ESB Holdings, was recovering from a round of pandemic-induced...

Center City Kosher Fave Mama’s Vegetarian Closes

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Mama’s Vegetarian, a beloved kosher vegetarian spot for falafel and other Israeli fare in Center City, closed permanently on June 23, according to the...

Philly Faces: Jennifer Lynn Robinson

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Jennifer Lynn Robinson is 47. Given what she’s gone through, that’s more remarkable than it first appears. In 2008, Robinson, then a practicing litigator, was...

Community Briefs: Death of a Holocaust Survivor, Reopenings and More

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Community Leader Adam Henry Herzig Dies at 95 Holocaust survivor Adam Henry Herzig, who played an active role in the local Jewish community, died on...

Spirited Teen Sam Ozer Killed in Bike Accident

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Samuel Forest Ozer, 17, was killed on June 21 when his bike was struck by a car on Henry Avenue in Roxborough. Ozer, who had...

Families Upset By Cemetery Conditions

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When Joyce Sherman of Bensalem went to pay her respects to her parents at Har Nebo Cemetery the day before Memorial Day, she found...
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Those We’ve Lost to COVID-19, Part 4

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Coronavirus cases are rising across the United States. Several states in the South and West, including Texas, Florida and Arizona, have emerged as the nation’s...

Journalists Face Arrests, Violence at Protests

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Avi Wolfman-Arent was covering a small march that started in Old City when he was detained by police. “The guy who actually cuffed me, I...

Teens’ Podcast Explores Sports World

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Which team was better: the 2014-2015 NCAA Championship-winning Duke University men’s basketball team, or the 2015-2016 NCAA Championship-winning Villanova University men’s basketball team? Is...