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Summer Camp Tradition Gets Reinvented

In 2017, Moishe House started Camp Nai Nai Nai, an abbreviated re-creation of overnight camp for Jewish 20- and 30-somethings. The four-day sessions sell...
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One-Pan Dinners, a Cook’s Best Friend

Simplicity is an asset in a recipe, assuming the outcome is tasty and the ingredients are solid. And in these challenging times, anything that...

Comedians Find Humor Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Comedians talk about going online in the age of COVID-19.

How to Make Instant Pot Cheesecake

By Sheri Silver / JTA A quick search for “Instant Pot recipes” will yield hundreds of ideas for savory dishes — everything from chilis, pasta,...
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Jews of Philly Fashion: Brian Lipstein

It’s the newest edition of Jews of Philly Fashion, introducing you to the Chosen few who dress our city. They might mix wool and...
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Coronavirus Vaccine: Beyond Bombast, Cautious Optimism

On May 15, President Donald Trump announced, “Vaccine or no vaccine, we’re back.  The words came mere minutes after Trump announced the public-private venture called...
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Philacatessen | I Can’t Believe It’s Vegan Cake

As an omnivore, I am perfectly willing to eat vegan food, provided that it tastes good. However, I have often found vegan desserts lacking...
The 2020 Tribe 12 Fellowship cohort had to adapt to COVID-19.

Tribe 12 Fellows Pitch New Businesses

Thirteen Jewish entrepreneurs pitched their businesses to loved ones and fellow professionals over Zoom during Tribe 12’s 10th annual Fellowship Launch on May 12. “Part...
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Barrack Head of School Sharon Levin to Retire in 2021

Sharon Levin received a multitude of messages from former students and faculty alike when the announcement went out on May 18: After 34 years...
From left: Medical student Tal Lee and nurse Michele Morton are working with the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium to provide free coronavirus testing.

Local Med Student Helps Reduce Testing Disparities in African American Neighborhoods

By Josefin Dolstein / JTA At the beginning of her day, Tal Lee will see as many as hundreds of cars snake around the church...