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The Long and Winding Road to College

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Central High School junior Alex Neff has heard the stories about college admissions becoming more competitive, with more applicants vying for the same number...
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Girls’ Lacrosse Team Takes to the Field

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As the girls' lacrosse team from the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy competed for a league championship last week, the players on the field...

Lawmakers Sign P.A. Resolution

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  All Philadelphia-area members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed onto a non-binding resolution last week that threatens to curtail U.S. aid to the...
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A New President, Plan for Gratz College

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Following the notion that a non-profit institution needs to be run with a business sensibility, the board of Gratz College has tapped a longtime...
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Barrack Looking for a New Head

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While students have left schoolwork behind for summer break, administrators at Barrack Hebrew Academy are searching for a new head of school. After three years...
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Israeli Civil Rights Group Awarded $100,000 at Constitution Center

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  Israel has always been a mainstay in Libby Lenkinski's life. Her mother grew up there and, as a child, she visited relatives living on...
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Toomey Set to Discuss Possible Cuts

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  As one of 12 members of the Congressional Supercommittee tasked with trimming more than $1 trillion from the national budget over 10 years, U.S....
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Real Estate Industry Pros Learn of Temple’s Expansion

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Current and prospective members of Jewish Federation Real Estate (JFRE), the Federation affinity group for real estate industry professionals, gathered for a breakfast program...
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Emerging Leaders Enjoy a Night at the Museum

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Members of Federation's Men's and Women's Cabinet opened their program year with an evening at the National Museum for American Jewish History. Cabinet members...
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‘Class’ is in Session

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Our Class, by Polish writer Tadeusz Slobodzianek, Is it possible that in the course of a single day, one half of the residents of a...