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March of the Living Marks 25 Years

The March of the Living celebrated its 25th anniversary last week with its traditional march from Auschwitz I to Birkenau on Yom Hashoah. Ten...

Area Students Head for Haiti

A group of students at Lower Merion High School are headed to Haiti on May 12 to build a new school in a rural...
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Spare Change

On a recent weekday morning, Eileen Sklaroff rolled her shopping cart through a well-stocked produce section at an enormous local supermarket. Despite the plentiful...

Anti-Discrimination Policies Pass

After months of debate and even a rally organized by the Jewish community last summer, Abington and Cheltenham townships have passed anti-discrimination policies that...
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Singer Brings a ‘Music Jungle’ to the Suburbs

The room was filled with the smiling faces of children. Laughing and dancing, the youngsters sang along to the music, surprising even the song...

Arcadia Plans Student Trip to Israel

 In 30 years at Arcadia University in Glenside, physical therapy professor Jan Tecklin can't recall any students studying in Israel, despite the fact that...

Local Group Gets Behind President on Health Care

A local Jewish group has weighed in on the side of the Obama administration in the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case that will examine...
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Local School Leaders Visit Israeli ‘Village’ Devoted to At-Risk Youth

As leaders of two Philadelphia schools for kids who struggle with poverty or foster care, Gabriel Kuriloff and Autumn Graves face extra obstacles as...
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It’s Shul Time for ‘Hairspray’

Jay Leistner is getting in touch with his feminine side.All 300 pounds of it. An architect and interior designer who runs his own company in...
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Einstein Healthcare’s Return to Roots

Can a regional medical center born of a need to serve 19th-century Jewish patients shunned for treatment elsewhere reclaim its birthright in the new...