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Molly Hicks, Irma Pretsfelder, Rabbi Shelly Barnathan, Debby Swirsky-Sacchetti and Michael Grossman

Holocaust Survivor Irma Pretsfelder Speaks at Or Zarua’s Interfaith Yom Hashoah Evening

Or Zarua, a spiritual Jewish community on the Philadelphia Main Line, offered an interfaith Yom Hashoah evening on May 2 at the Old Haverford...

Should Jews Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

Dear Miriam, What's your opinion on Jews celebrating Valentine's Day? Signed, Rose or Noes? Dear Noes, My ambivalence about Valentine's Day runs deep. I've written a few columns on...

Personal Film Wins Award for Local Filmmaker

In 2004, Ross Schriftman, 66, was presented with an opportunity he’d been chasing for decades. Though he’d run for office in the past, he’d never...

ADL Report: Anti-Immigrant Views Have Become Mainstream

This post was updated on April 25, 2019, to incorporate an additional quote and to clarify attribution of the report's language. A report issued by...
Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue.

2018: A Year of Sorrow, Joy and Turmoil, Reflected in Stories

JED WEISBERGER | JE STAFF For Jewish communities worldwide, 2018 stopped while Shabbat morning services were underway in the Tree of Life building in the...

Opinion: Our Israel70 Year of Connectioin

By Naomi Adler This year, we at the Jewish Federation approached Israel’s 70th anniversary with a lofty goal: to create a way for everybody in...

Israel Briefs: Netanyahu Pushes for Absentee Balloting for Israelis Living Abroad and More

Netanyahu Pushes for Absentee Balloting for Israelis Living Abroad Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu supports measures to allow Israelis abroad to vote via absentee balloting,...

CNN Severs Ties With Marc Lamont Hill Following Israel Comments, Remains Employed at Temple

CNN ended its relationship with commentator and Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill after Hill called for “a free Palestine from the river to...

NMAJH Hosts Ben-Gurion University President

The Mid-Atlantic Region of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) held its Torch of Learning event at the National Museum of American...
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Israel Briefs: Disloyal Cultural Groups in Israel Could Lose Funding and More

Israel Logs Record Month for Tourism Nearly 500,000 tourists visited Israel in October, adding $676.3 million to the economy — the best ever for a...