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Bucks County Native Wins Prestigious Science Grant

  Of all the subjects Scott Aaronson studied at Ab­rams Hebrew Academy in Yardley, he considered Hebrew “the biggest waste of time imaginable.”   Of all the...
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Cozen Continues His Battle Against Saudis

Philadelphia attorney Stev­en Cozen is continuing his nine-year quest to hold the Saudi Arabian government accountable for its alleged involvement in the Sept. 11...
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Local Woman Turns 106, Parties With Sister, 94

  Edith Rosen, a longtime resident of Elkins Park who is not afraid to call herself “the best,” celebrated her 106th birthday last week with...
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Jewish Middle Schools to Merge

After months of negotiations and speculation, two day school boards voted to unify their middle schools under the ownership of the Jack M. Barrack...
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Rodeph Shalom Heralds Start of Building Expansion

Religious school students, parents, board members and other congregants from Rodeph Shalom gathered outside the historic synagogue on the northern edge of Center City...
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Local Religious Groups Hold Service in Memory of School Shooting Victims

Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley is hosting an interfaith service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in memory of the victims of the shooting at...
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A Last-Ditch Effort for A Middle School Merger

Less than a month after announcing an impasse, leaders from two Jewish day schools were back at the bargaining table, trying to resolve their...
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Abrupt End to a Beloved Kosher Shop

The closing of the only kosher butcher shop on the Main Line underscored the declining number of non-Orthodox Jews who keep kosher and exposed...
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Middle Schools To Re-enter Mediation

In a last-ditch effort to reconcile their differences over how to merge, two Jewish middle schools agree to a new round of mediation. It's not...
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Still Trying for the Middle School Merger

Despite a failed attempt to merge two Jewish middle schools over the past few months, a flurry of activity in the past week suggests...