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Old photos of Andy Goldman from 1971 and Beryl Rosenstock from 1969

Fifty Years After Woodstock, Attendees Recall Historic Festival

It was a haven of peace and music. An escape from war and politics. In remote Bethel, New York, Woodstock brought around 400,000 attendees...
Maëlle Doliveux and Josh O’Neill sit on chairs in a cozy looking room

Beehive Books Seeks out Unusual and Unlikely

Walk into the former Reformed Episcopal Church of the Atonement in West Philadelphia, and you hear the unmistakable sounds of construction work. The century-old...
Flaming wooden letters B and S mark the end of the Color War marathon

Camp Stories | Color War Remains a Camp Tradition

“Guys in the back, you’re going to make us lose points!” That warning, delivered by a general for the blue team at Camp Kef’s color...
Jennifer Weiner

Best-Selling Author Jennifer Weiner Dishes on Book, Anti-Semitism

Jennifer Weiner is a sort of Renaissance woman. She’s the Twitter phenom who live tweets episodes of the dating show The Bachelor. She’s the former journalist...
National Museum of American Jewish History

Community Briefs: NMAJH Extends Free Admission Through August and More

Jewish Child Dies at Camden County Water Park on July 30 A 9-year-old boy from Brooklyn drowned July 30 during a summer camp trip to...
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Israel Briefs: David, Tamar Most Popular Jewish Baby Names and More

David, Tamar Most Popular Jewish Baby Names in Israel Jewish babies in Israel in 2018 were most likely to be named David for boys and...
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News Briefs: Manischewitz to Sell Kosher Food Business and More

Manischewitz to Sell Kosher Food Business The Manischewitz Co. is getting out of the kosher food business. JTA reported that Newark, New Jersey-based Manischewitz will sell...
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Challah for Hunger Expands to Six JCCs Nationwide Including Kaiserman

It’s not in the headlines every day, especially during campaign season, but the numbers are startling: As of 2017, roughly one in eight U.S....
Rabbi Shawn Zevit speaks at the anti-gun violence rally.

Jewish Leaders Speak at Anti-Gun Violence Rally

8/8/19: This post has been updated to include a quote from Shira Goodman. A prayer vigil held Aug. 6 at Love Park in Center City...
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Rabbis Offer Guidance After Tragic Shootings

It was a devastating weekend. Two mass shootings left 31 dead and dozens wounded. On Aug. 3, a gunman killed 22 shoppers in an El Paso,...