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Denver, Colorado: Great Town Set Amid Mountain Majesty

Known as the Mile High City, Denver lies where the Great Plains end and the Rocky Mountains begin.
Megan GoldMarche is a Jew with curly, dark hair wearing a dark blue blouse. She is smiling in front of a dark background.

You Should Know…Rabbi Megan GoldMarche

Rabbi Megan GoldMarche is just like many of the young Philadelphia Jews she hopes to serve as Tribe 12’s new executive director: She’s a...
Philip Korshak is a white man with long beard and beanie. He is holding a bagel over one of his eyes.

Last Word: Philip Korshak Serves Up Bagels, Poetry in South Philadelphia Shop

On the one morning each week when Philip Korshak was not running his bar on the East Side of New York, and his wife...

Orthodox Synagogue Reaches Century Mark

Congregation B’nai Israel Ohev Zedek in Philadelphia turned 100 on May 22. Yet the Orthodox synagogue is “a very young shul now,” said Michael Bohm,...

Pantry Dinners

Last week I came home from a work trip after eating mediocre hotel food for two days.

Lunch in a Jar

There seems to be a current trend of Mason jar meals.

Shir Ami a Hub for Reform Jewish Life

When it opened in 1999, Shir Ami’s community mikveh became just the second of its kind at a Reform synagogue in the United States. Today...

Phillies Catcher Reflects on Bar Mitzvah’s Role in Career, Life

Baseball is a game that requires a level of discipline almost beyond a normal human’s capacity. Day after day, year after year, even decade after...

Gluten-free Desserts

As more and more people avoid gluten, the need to have some good wheat-free recipes in the arsenal becomes increasingly necessary
Eileen Brill is a white woman with long, strawberry blond or light brown hair. She is outside and smiling at the camera.

Cheltenham Author to Publish Debut Novel

For authors, ideas for a story seem to come from thin air — a spontaneous idea, a line from a remembered conversation. For Eileen...