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From left: Brett, Amy, Grace and Jack Breslow

Jewish Family Seeks Plasma Treatment for COVID-19

It’s been nearly three weeks since Amy Breslow dropped her husband, Brett, at Cooper University Hospital’s emergency room. He’d had an intermittent fever, cough and...
Tajine with stewed vegetables and fish. One of the types of Moroccan national cuisine.

Everyday Passover Food

People know what to serve at Passover seders: gefilte fish, matzah ball soup, hard-boiled eggs and Bubbe’s brisket. But after consuming those fancy, filling...
sugar cookies

Philacatessen | Sugar Shortbread Cookies for the Gym Staff — and for Us

It seems a long time ago that something as normal as arranging a gym membership was, well, normal. The world has changed in recent...
Benji Pollock

Philly Faces: Benji Pollock Rides Solo

When Benji Pollock got back from a coast-to-coast bike trip, he longed for more. In the summer of 2015, he rode with a team from...
Jewish holiday Passover banner design with wine, matzo on wooden background.

How Do You Mark Passover When Gluten-Free?

Debbie Greenberg’s son, Aaron Mazer, was diagnosed with celiac disease at the age of 17. For Mazer, that meant the end of school cafeteria lunches,...
The lake is a popular hang at Camp Westmont in Wayne County. Westmont expects to be ready to go come opening day on June 27.

Coronavirus Cloud Overhangs Summer Camp Openings

Over the next several weeks, it seems, we’ll continue to go without — without the human touch and without the physical presence of friends...
Jack Benoff said deals are there to be had for the bold right now, but don’t expect anything but future credit for cancellations.

Travel, Tourism Industries Reel from COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19, the infectious disease caused by a previously unseen form of coronavirus, began in Wuhan, China toward the end of 2019. But...
kale salad

It’s Passover! What’s for Lunch?

With much of the Western world reaching for a sandwich at lunchtime, Passover presents us with an opportunity to alter that routine. Sure, we can...
Schlesinger’s exterior

Philly’s Jewish Restaurants Adapt to Change in Business Model

Louis Barson, owner of the Jewish deli Hymie’s, has never seen anything like the coronavirus epidemic. “My family has had Hymie’s since the ’70s, and...
A 3D printer used to make the face shields

Kohelet Yeshiva High School Makes Face Shields for Health Care Workers

Before the coronavirus outbreak, Kohelet Yeshiva High School art teacher Daniel Ostrov was using the Merion Station school’s 3D printer and laser cutter to...