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Spare Change

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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

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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

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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

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 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

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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

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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’

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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

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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...

BDS Bars Exponent

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Organizers of this weekend's Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions conference at the University of Pennsylvania have revoked the press credentials of the Jewish Exponent. Organizers...

Clergy Condemn BDS

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A group of more than a dozen Christian clergy members have signed on to a statement condemning this weekend's Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Conference...