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Keeping it Kosher at the Linc

When Steve Katz wanted to set up kosher concession stands a few years ago, he approached the Eagles, Phillies, 76ers and Flyers. The only...
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Day School Collective Offers Grants

Families have a new incentive to consider Jewish day school with a sweeping grant initiative that will provide tuition assistance for any of nine...

Pushing for Holocaust Education

State Rep. Brendan Boyle, a Democratic lawmaker from Northeast Philadelphia, is set to introduce legislation requiring Pennsylvania's public and private schools to include Holocaust...
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Braced for Budget Cuts

Jewish groups are bracing for the impact that Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed $27.1 billion budget could have on poor and elderly constituents. The budget...
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He’s Got Game

Can multimillionaire business mogul and Abington native Adam Aron become the Sixers net prophet? It's looking good -- as Philly's once-failed and feeble pro basketball...
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A Big IFF …

Will Oscar make aliyah on Feb. 26? With Footnote being feted at festivals -- and considered by some a front-runner for the best foreign film -- will...
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Making Space for the Homeless

On a chilly Sunday evening, the main entrance to Beth David Reform Congregation in Gladwyne is dark, the parking lot almost empty. Inside, however, running...
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Jewish Book Awards Have Two Local Ties

Rabbi David Teutsch, a local author, was among the 2011 National Jewish Book Award winners.Teutsch, who lives in Mount Airy and is the former...

He Came, He Saw, He Implored

 Alan Dershowitz came to the University of Pennsylvania last week to articulate the case for Israel and counter the message of the Boycott, Divestment...
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Dershowitz Strikes Back

A day before the National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Conference was set to begin at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University law professor Alan...