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‘Jewcer’ Helps Kick-Start New Firms

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For years, Laurel Klein has been dreaming of opening a combination restaurant, bar and performance space where Jewish young adults could gather to eat,...
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Cuba Extends Welcome

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The leader of Havana's Sephardic synagogue is urging American Jews to put aside their fears and visit Cuba. The 1,400-member community thrives off contact...
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After 40 Years, Some New Lessons

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When a couple dozen former students and staff of the Jewish Educational Workshop convened recently for the 40th anniversary reunion of this innovative program...
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Official Advice to J Streeters: Careful What You Say

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Israel's consul general in Philadelphia has told local J Street supporters that as engaged Diaspora Jews, they have a right to voice criticism of...
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Sealing the College Deal

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Jeremy Rudoler had finally moved college applications out of his consciousness last winter when the University of Pennsylvania emailed to say that early decisions...
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Gratz Goes Greek

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Michail Kitsos is the first student to travel all the way from Greece to take classes at Gratz College's Melrose Park campus.He's also the...
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SPHAS Get Some Philly Recognition

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The Philadelphia SPHAS, the long defunct South Philadelphia Hebrew Association's basketball team, are getting a historic plaque from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.The...
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Building Peace Between Faiths

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  A local businessman is poised to become the first Muslim to serve on the Anti-Defamation League's regional board -- or any ADL board for...
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Moms the Word

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Marla Leigh had always planned on having children. "Others dreamt about that wedding," said Leigh, a 42-year-old human resources consultant from Lower Merion. "I...
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Philly Presbyterians Reject Divestment

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With the Presbyterian Church USA once again poised to debate divestment from companies that do business in Israel, the Presbytery of Philadelphia has adopted...