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Bridal Veil Falls falls over the mountain

Yosemite National Park: Nature at its Finest

Yosemite National Park is one of the most precious gems in the spectacular wilderness necklace of America’s national parks. It is justly famous for its...
Barbara Brodsky and Israel Roizman are presented with gifts of appreciation for supporting Friends of the Israel Defense Forces

Camp Stories | Israeli Kin of Fallen Soldiers Get a Taste of Summer Camp

It was five years ago that Tehila Shiloni, 12, lost her brother. Sgt. Almog Shiloni was a soldier in the Israel Defense Forces who was...
The Tel Aviv sandwich from Federal Donuts

I Tried Federal Donut’s New Tel Aviv Sandwich

Federal Donuts announced via Instagram yesterday that it has a new sandwich. Meet the Tel Aviv. Federal Donuts describes it as “a fried chicken breast...
Kamel Khalili and Howard Gendelman

Philly Native, Iranian Immigrant Eliminate HIV in Mice

A new treatment has eliminated HIV in mice, according to a study published earlier this month in Nature Communications. The treatment works by tackling the...
Halibut with Dill Butter and Frizzled Shallots

Special Summer Supper

Last Saturday night, I cooked at home. This is not the norm; we generally go out on the weekend, but my husband was scheduled...

Philacatessen | Simplest No-Bake Dessert Starring Local Fruit

I love a good dessert, but they often involve complex multistep recipes that require hot ovens —which are not conducive to summer’s heat. Not so...
A young LGBTQ woman comes out to her grandmother over cups of tea

How Elders Can Help Young LGBTQIA People

Grandparents and seniors are important role models in the lives of young people. They may share family traditions or memories of the past, teach life...
Lena Fleminger in her store Lena's Wigs, soon to be called Overstock Wigs, surrounded by sheitels

Beat the Heat With These Summertime Sheitel Tips

It’s hot out there folks. In Philadelphia, the average high temperature in July registers a sweltering 87.1 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. And...
Harriet Levin helps children sitting at a table at Camp Ramah in the Poconos

Camp Stories | Lone Soldier Michael Levin’s Memory Lives on at Camp Ramah

About three times a day, the campers at Camp Ramah in the Poconos walk past a mural. The words, “You can’t fulfill your dreams unless...
Tziona Zellis sitting in a hospital bed with her parents Sheryl and Davis Zellis

Local Woman Holds Onto Faith After Leg Amputation

Tziona Zellis of Langhorne was a typical 19-year-old college student. An active member of Chabad Lubavitch of Yardley, she attended Touro College in New...