Lifestyle

The latest on education, the environment, health, money, sports and travel.

A page from Charlotte von Rosthchild’s 1842 illustrated Passover Haggadah.

Salon Explores Diversity of Jewish Culture

The Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and the Posen Library of Jewish Culture and Civilization revived an old...
Becky Markowitz

Temple Sholom to Host Reproductive Health, Rights Workshop

The genesis of a March 1 workshop on reproductive health and rights at Temple Sholom in Broomall began the way any good Jewish story...
Group from Ohev Shalom in Richboro led by Jeff and Diane Pevar (far right) at Temple basketball's Jewish Heritage Night

Temple Hoops Hosts Jewish Heritage Night

There is no major Philadelphia basketball institution with a richer, more continuous Jewish history than Temple University’s men’s varsity. The NBA’s Philadelphia Warriors were, in...
Flounder with caramelized lemons seems fancy but is relatively easy to make.

Quick and Easy, This Flounder Dish Still Impresses

This dish is simple enough for a weeknight but grand enough for company. I threw it together with some basic ingredients, and it was a...
New Kelman Student Lounge

Muss Responds to Parent Concerns over Student Move

Brian Newmark couldn’t have been more excited for his daughter. Annie, a sophomore at Harriton High School, had decided to spend Jan. 28-March 24 living...
human head chakra power inspiration abstract thinking watercolor painting illustration design hand drawn

Living an Active Life Involves Both Body and Mind

By Marcy Shoemaker As we age, we often look for ways to remain active and youthful. Deep down we know that a fountain of youth...
salmon dish on a plate

Philacatessen | ‘Insulated’ Salmon: New Way to Cook a Favorite

At a recent farmers market visit, I struck up a conversation about salmon with the owner of Otolith Seafood, a sustainable seafood company with...
JFCS President and CEO Paula Goldstein

JFCS Expands Suicide Prevention Program

It’s estimated that 33% of Jewish households in Greater Philadelphia have at least one person who has been diagnosed with a mental health condition,...
The members of the Political Action Club, along with adviser Minna Ziskind (far right).

Government, Advocacy Featured at Barrack’s Politicon

Civic engagement and the necessary ingredients for a healthy democracy were the themes of the day at the most recent Politicon, the Jack M....
a student holding a bowl of assorted fruits while another students picks some fruit from the bowl

Student Clubs Bring Jewish Culture to Philadelphia Area Schools

  Izzy Cutler walked in with a PowerPoint and a sales pitch. As a freshman, she struggled to find and connect with the other Jewish students...