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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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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...
Allan Kalish and granddaughter Sophia at a family barbecue

Iconic Ad Executive, Dachau Liberator Dies at 94

Allan Kalish did extraordinary things with his 94 years, things about which he could’ve justifiably bragged. From the early ’60s to the mid-’80s, Kalish &...
Nadav Abergel in his new Star of David location

Kosher Sandwich and Hummus Bar Opens in Center City

The calls to Nadav Abergel’s phone were constant since he made the announcement. Originally posting “coming soon” on social media, as of Nov. 3...
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A Day Sorting Donated Food With Women’s Philanthropy

A labyrinth of boxed apples and potatoes crowded the walkways at the Share Food Program Warehouse in North Philadelphia. The sound of beeping forklifts...
Larry Krasner

Community Briefs: DA Larry Krasner Endorses Elizabeth Warren and More

DA Larry Krasner Endorses Elizabeth Warren Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, who is Jewish and one of the most progressive district attorneys in the country,...
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Election Day 2019: New Machines, New Voters

In the hours before the polls opened on Tuesday, Nov. 7, numerous Pennsylvania news outlets were predicting low turnout, despite the fact that there...
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Athenaeum Debuts Louis Magaziner Retrospective

Architect Louis Magaziner designed everything from synagogues and hotels, to mansions, movie houses and public housing. Frank Furness was a mentor, Julian Abele a...
Talia Erlbaum serves food to Beth Barsky

JFCS’ New Junior Board Lets Teens Get Involved With Governance

This year, at a Rosh Hashanah celebration for Jewish Family and Children’s Service’s In-JOY, Inclusive Jewish Occasions Year-Round, there was a new group in...

‘Doikayt’, a Tabletop Role-Playing Game, Explores Jewish Themes

Picture a typical board game. Now imagine it without the pieces, the deck of cards and the board. What’s left are rules of play,...