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AN OUTPOURING OF GOOD DEEDS FLOWS THROUGH PHILADELPHIA

Jane Horwitz sat attentively Tuesday afternoon in the University of Pennsylvania lecture hall - her legs were crossed, one hand clutched a cell phone,...
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Missionary Group Tours East Coast; Next Stop, Philadelphia

The right-hand turn onto Pratt Street at Baltimore's Inner Harbor is one of the more stressful obstacles for the lunch-hour driver desperately looking for...
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Veterans Post Launches a Name Change

For the second time in its 58-year history, Post 575 of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America has honored a...
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All in a Good Deli’s Work!

Chef Matt Becker remembers the first time he asked his boss for schmaltz to make a signature Jewish dish. “I learned a lot of Jewish...
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Passing on the Torch

They lived a mile apart growing up in Elkins Park, sharing friends and even being in the same places, but never met. That happened...
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Budding Broadcasters Get a Little On-Air Time at a Sporty Camp

With a light rain falling on an empty Lincoln Financial Field, Jonathan Cramer-Cohen - microphone in hand - stood in front of a TV...

Judge Quashes Hope for Embezzler’s Reprieve

Clad in an olive-green prison uniform and noticeably thinner than the last time she appeared before Judge Anita Brody, 74-year-old Betty Shusterman needed the...
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Cemetery to Spruce Up

Amid garbage bags, an old roller skate and a television broken in half - wires frayed in all directions - a gravestone with Hebrew...
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Activist Scores at Helm of Eagles’ Philanthropy

Sarah Martinez-Helfman's office in the Novacare Complex overlooks the expanse of green field where the Philadelphia Eagles are preparing for the upcoming season. Her...

‘Helping Hands’ That Guide the Perplexed Along a Career Path

"Teach a man a trade or put him in the way of business so that he may earn an honest livelihood and not be...