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A Controversial Appearance?

U.S. Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz, the Florida Democrat who serves at the helm of the Democratic National Committee and is considered President Barack Obama's...
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Outrage Over Hospital Merger

A hospital merger isn't the kind of issue that usually draws the ire of the Jewish community. Yet the news in late June that...
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From I-95 to Eye on Successful Art

In the fall of 2001, South Philadelphia photographer Zoe Strauss first displayed a series of images on concrete columns beneath a vacant, elevated section...
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Joining Black, Jewish Voices

Between raising two young boys in Merion Station and working as an organizational consultant, Lisa Kollisch Gottesman said she never had time to keep...
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J Street Encounters Some Local Bumps Again

Almost four years to the day after the national lobbying organization J Street was founded, it's once again at the center of a local...
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Standing Up to Bullying

When Haley Simon entered sixth grade last year, she started school with the confidence to wear hair extensions and to be herself -- quirks...
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Barrack Academy Gets a New Head

When Steven M. Brown stepped down almost a year ago as head of school at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, faculty member Sharon...
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And So It Is Written

Risa Levitt Kohn always gets a kick out of people telling her they've seen the Dead Sea Scrolls.What these folks mean, the professor of...
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Digital Families Gather for First-Ever Tech Confab

Twelve-year-old Jacob Resnick sat in a stately armchair in the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill, contemplating the animation he just created on his...

Church Finds Sanctuary at a Shul

St. Peter's Church, a historic Old City Episcopalian congregation that celebrated its 250th anniversary last year, is currently holding services at Society Hill Synagogue.Church...