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Improv Duo Takes Torah for a Comic Spin

What would happen if two 20-something Jews were asked to entertain hundreds of restless Ramah campers for an hour on a rain-soaked summer day?...
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JCC Going Up in N.J., Right Near Bucks

Work is under way on a new, $28 million, 60-acre Jewish community campus not far from Princeton, N.J.The Matthew and Staci Wilson Jewish Community...

Sendak’s Legacy Lives On at Rosenbach

Anyone who has ever been entranced by Max's wild rumpus with the titular characters from Where the Wild Things Are, Mickey's dough-fueled flight out...
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Washington Wrote Here

One of the most important documents in American Jewish history hasn't been seen by the public in a decade but will soon be displayed...
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Do the Jewish Streams Have a Future?

When more than 60 local rabbis from different streams got together last week to talk about the future of denominations, the result was less...
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Rina’s Movie

Toward the end of her life, 15-year-old Rina Goldberg declared her bedroom to be a no-crying zone. She tried her best to enforce that...
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Dues for a Change

For the leaders of Temple Brith Achim, a 275-family Reform congregation in King of Prussia, scrapping membership dues two years ago in favor of...
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Muhammad Ali’s Jewish Grandson

"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."The words sound...
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Exponent Garners State Awards

In its milestone 125th anniversary year, the Jewish Exponent received 15 state awards between the annual Society of Professional Journalists Keystone Pro Chapter's "Spotlight...
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Vouching for School Choice

Sensing an opportunity to make school vouchers a reality in Pennsylvania -- and a potentially big jump in government funds for day school parents...