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Community Briefs: American Jewish History and Christmas, More

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NMAJH to Hold Annual Christmas Day Event Online The National Museum of American Jewish History announced that it will host its annual Being ___ at...

New Kosher Food Truck Now Open for Business

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Update: 11:20 a.m., Nov. 20. This article has been updated to correct the kosher authority that oversees the food truck. After six years of countless...

Delicious New Bagels? It’s Kismet

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Once Jacob Cohen, 32, starts talking about Castle Valley Mill in Doylestown, it’s tough to get him to stop. The quality of the flour...

UPenn Doctor Zeke Emanuel to Serve on Biden’s COVID Task Force

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President-elect Joe Biden has appointed a local Jewish doctor and public health expert to his coronavirus task force. Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is an oncologist, bioethicist,...

Jewish Professionals and Organizations Navigate Job Loss, Career Changes

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Stephanie Lees worked in the food and beverage industry selling wine and spirits before the coronavirus pandemic began. The former manager at Butcher and...

Jewish Campus Groups Maintain Connection — and Food Helps

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Chinese food, Shabbat dinners with friends, Israel programming, social justice initiatives and lectures from Dr. Ruth: In key ways, the experiences of Jewish students...

Community Briefs: Obituary, Commemoration, More

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Writer and Broadcaster Janice Booker Dies at 91 Janice Leah Booker, who wrote three books, hosted a radio program for nearly two decades and had...

Theater Mainstay Dolly Beechman Schnall Dies at 96

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Marillyn “Dolly” Beechman Schnall dedicated her life to supporting local theater. The actor, playwright, director, teacher and philanthropist served on the boards of the Walnut...

1960s Rock ‘n’ Roll Singer Len Barry Dies at 78

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Singer Len Barry, the voice behind The Dovells’ hits “You Can’t Sit Down” and “The Bristol Stomp” and solo hits such as “1-2-3,” died...

Unstructured Synagogue Havurah Marks 50 Years of Friendship, Creative Approach to Judaism

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What keeps a group of friends together for 50 years? For Philadelphia’s Unstructured Synagogue Havurah, the answer is simple. “The one word that it can be...