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Faces That Still Haunt

It's been 25 years since I first stepped onto the blood-soaked terrain of Auschwitz-Birkenau for the first time, 25 years since I first saw...
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Adviser Knows Terror Firsthand

As a Jew who grew up Rapid City, S.D., spent two decades as an officer in the U.S. Army and is a member of...
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What Will Tunisia’s New Government Augur for Jews?

Under Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, who ruled the North African nation with an iron fist for 24 years, the country's ancient...
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Local Elections: A Taste of What’s Ahead?

Liz Rogan and Beth Ladenheim are both suburban moms who live in Wynnewood and belong to Temple Beth Hillel/Beth El, but when it comes...

Teenagers Take to the Phones on Super Sunday

Teen attendance is expected to be on the increase for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Super Sunday 2006 on Feb. 12, because of...

Rodeph Shalom School Finds New Home Nearby

When Congregation Rodeph Shalom voted earlier this month to close its suburban satellite campus in Elkins Park, one of the questions left up in...

Call for School Prayer Draws Rebuke

A Philadelphia City Council resolution calling for hearings on prayer in the public schools has drawn a sharp rebuke from the Anti-Defamation League's regional...

Rabbis Ask Hillel to Alter Its Decision

Roughly a dozen local rabbis and rabbinical students signed a letter calling on Brandeis University's Hillel to reverse its decision and accept a membership...
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A Cluster of Candidates Vie for Spots in a Really Busy Political Season

John Featherman knows a little something about long odds. Injured in a horseback-riding accident at age 7, he was told that he'd never breathe...
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Family Foundations Get Innovative

The architects of a new charitable partnership are not only hoping to dramatically improve how the Jewish community serves families with special needs, they're...