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Shoppers Mourn the Loss of Loehmann’s

As the fashion outlet shutters its remaining stores, long-time customers scour the last liquidation sales and nostalgically relive what has been, for many, a...
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Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews Takes a ‘Rocky’ Road to Broadway

The two iconic Philadelphia brands have come together in a partnership that may just have the chocolaty power to inspire. An upcoming Broadway production has paired...
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Ambassador Says Israel Ready to Dance but Needs a Partner

Israeli Ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer said at a July 28 forum that Israel is willing to discuss a two-state peace solution,...
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Governor Visits Israel With Business in Mind

The country’s lone Jewish governor, Jack Markel, visited the Jewish state recently to promote Delaware as an alternative U.S. location for Israeli companies and...
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Philadelphia Rabbi Joins Interfaith Vigil for Ferguson

A local Reconstructionist rabbi was among a group of Philly clergy who held a prayer vigil and interfaith dialogue event in solidarity with marchers in...
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Synagogues Seek to Reignite the Spark

Across the region, synagogues are trying all kinds of things to reimagine Shabbat, part of the ongoing quest to make the synagogue relevant and...
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Armenian Birthright?

Linda Yepoyan grew up in Pittsburgh, a city that had just 30 Armenian families and no Armenian church. She felt little cultural connection to...
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Meet the New Best American Friend Technion University Could Ever Have

Paperwork, global travel, meetings — Zahava Bar-Nir has been pretty busy since starting her term as the first Israeli woman president of the American...
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Dems Still Favored by Local Voters

Soon after casting his ballot at Temple Beth Hillel/Beth El in Wynnewood, Larry Rubin, 69, stood in the brisk autumn air and reflected on...

IWalk App Designed to Enhance Holocaust Memorial Experience

A new mobile app called IWalk is breathing life into the traditional white stone of the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza as it guides visitors...