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Tween Competes on Food Network Baking Show

Avner Schwartz, 12, swears it all started with a meatball. It’s in big bold letters on the website of his baked goods business, Gingee Says...
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Retired Main Line Reform Rabbi Max Hausen Dies at 93

Rabbi Max Hausen of Bryn Mawr was famous for his puns and strong handshake. Friends say his sharp mind, quick, dry wit and sense...
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Brothers Open Bart’s Bagels in West Philadelphia

When Brett Frankel couldn’t find a bagel he liked in town, he made his own. That four-year journey took him from experimenting in his...

Community Briefs: Former US Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick Dies at 56

Former US Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick Dies at 56 Mike Fitzpatrick, a former Pennsylvania congressman known for his strong support of Israel and ties to the...
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How to Have a ‘Day On’ This MLK Day

It’s become customary to spend Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a “day on.” Rather than use the federal holiday on the third Monday...

Weather Blogger Knows Which Way Wind Blows

Talking about the weather is more than just empty chitchat for Joe Costin, an amateur weather blogger, forecaster and storm-tracker for more than two...
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Diaspora Jews Have Their Say: World Zionist Congress 2020

The World Zionist Congress, in a sentence: “Nobody knows what it is,” laughed Mort Klein, national president of the Zionist Organization of America and...
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Locals Begin New Seven-Year Daf Yomi Cycle

Everywhere Dovid Flam looked in MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, he saw Jews celebrating Torah learning. More than 90,000 people came to the stadium Jan. 1...
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Jews Choose Trump Names Phyllis Zemble Eastern PA Director

Ask Phyllis Zemble, the new Eastern Pennsylvania director of the national Jews Choose Trump organization, why she supports President Donald Trump, and she’ll rattle...
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Zagafen to No Longer Serve Food Under Cholov Yisroel Designation

Zagafen, David Magerman’s newest kosher restaurant, will no longer be serving food under a cholov Yisroel designation, according to Magerman. The restaurant asked the Orthodox...