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Beth El in Yardley Hires New Rabbi

It’s not every day that a man from California falls in love with a town in the Philadelphia suburbs and migrates across the country. But...

Or Ami in Lafayette Hill Updating its Sanctuary

Sometimes, an institution’s public relations description of its project actually does sum it up quite well. In a recent Facebook post, Congregation Or Ami in...


I recently traveled to Quebec and, among other things, learned about the wonders of poutine.

Jewish Basketball Legend Sue Bird Will Retire After This Season

 This season will be WNBA superstar Sue Bird’s last. 

The Rocky Mountaineer: Riding a Private Train Through The Rockies and the Red Rocks

Do you enjoy luxury and being pampered? Do you like spectacular Western American scenery?

Weekly Kibbitz: Stephen Curry Wore a Hebrew Sweatshirt at the NBA Finals

Jews looking for a rooting interest in the concluding games of this year’s NBA Finals might have one now
Steve McAllister is aa white man wearing a dress shirt and mask pouring spirits at the bar.

Living (Zero) Proof Restaurants Pivot Toward Alcohol-Free Drinks

Gone are the days of ordering a virgin Jack and Coke or mimosa at a summer pool party or brunch for those who don’t...
A young couple dressed in typical '80s clothing are hugging and smiling at the camera.

Jewish Couples Remember Summer Camp Meet-Cutes

The song of the summer in 1988 was Richard Marx’s “Hold Onto the Night,” though Guns N’ Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” was also...
Jeremiah Zagar watches Hernangomez and Edwards crouch and look at the camera.

‘Hustle’ Director Jeremiah Zagar Tells Local Love Story

In “Hustle,” the summer feel-good sports film now streaming on Netflix, a luckless basketball scout Stanley Sugarman, played by Adam Sandler, meanders down the...

Vegan Dishes from Quebec

I had a great trip to Quebec recently.