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Philanthropist Is Co-Owner of Papers

Lewis Katz, one of the new owners of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com, is a major funder of Jewish causes.Three...

Making Hebrew School Accessible

Jackie Bobrin doubted her 8-year-old son Ethan would be able to attend religious school. "Regular" life was difficult enough with the behaviors his doctors...

Recommendations for Old York Road

The key to getting more Jewish families to live along the Old York Road corridor is to make the area more enticing for young...

Groups Oppose Move on Food Stamps

A number of Jewish groups are opposing a recent decision by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to reinstitute an "asset test" for those...
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Local Support Grows for ‘Chained’ Woman

Dozens of members of Lower Merion's Orthodox community traveled to New York on New Year's Day to rally in support of a local woman...
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Temple Set to Cut Hebrew Major, Minor

Starting next year, Temple University students will likely no longer be able to major or minor in Hebrew. Though board members must officially approve...
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Persian Gulf Tensions Mount as U.S. Engages Israel About a Nuclear Iran

Washington —The Obama administration is engaged in a full-court press to persuade Israel that Iran's nuclear threat can be contained short of war.The U.S....
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Response to BDS Goes Beyond Chickpeas

Just before finals, University of Pennsylvania sophomore Noah Feit stumbled upon a Facebook link from a newly formed student group affiliated with the international...
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Birthright Program Works to Make Israel Accessible to All

In August, two college students from the Delaware Valley area participated in a different sort of Birthright Israel program. They were among 11 individuals...