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Penn Libraries Receive $8.5 Million Judaica Collection

The University of Pennsylvania library system has received a private donation of more than 11,000 items of Judaica documenting the social and economic development...
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Weekend Updates

  Center City residents Lynne and Ed Berkowitz call their Atlantic City condo “a piece of heaven.” Year-round, it offers a weekend respite from their...
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Pro-Israel Groups Renew Stand Against Boycotts After Concert Cancelation

In the wake of Grammy-winning singer Stevie Wonder's decision to pull out of performing at a Los Angeles fundraiser for the Friends of the Israel Defense...
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Harvard Students Receive Anti-Semitic Social Club Invitations

Invitations to a fictitious club saying "Jews need not apply" were slipped under the doors of students living in the Harvard University dormitories.   Invitations to...
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Holocaust Restitution Making Little Headway in Europe

Home to more Jews than any other country before World War II, Poland is now the only European country to endure Nazi occupation that...
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Saligman to Move West

Despite an outcry from parents, Perelman Jewish Day School approves relocation plan. At the conclusion of a long, tense — even dramatic — meeting Thursday...
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Cuba Releases Info On Imprisoned Jew

The results of a biopsy released by the Cuban government raises hopes that Jewish American contractor Alan Gross does not have cancer, his lawyer...
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Reconsidering U.S. Ties With Palestinians

Congress considers next steps after U.N. voted overwhelmingly to upgrade Palestine to a non-member observer state. WASHINGTON --- The American Israel Public Affairs Committee called for...
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Middle School Merger Talks Fail

The Perelman Jewish Day School board approved a plan to relocate its middle school from Melrose Park to Wynnewood. The Perelman Jewish Day School board...
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Educators Hope to Build on Tax Credit Program

Jewish educational leaders appear determined to continue building on the legislative victory scored this summer when the state approved a new tax credit program...