Local News

Goldilocks on Trial: Students Practice Civic Engagement

On the 19th floor of the James A. Byrne United States Courthouse is the Maris Courtroom, a cavernous space designed with an eye toward...

National News

News Briefs: American Support of Israel Over Palestinians Declines and More

Two Swastikas Drawn in Blood Found in Los Angeles Park Sad to say that swastikas appearing in public places aren’t too uncommon, but they usually...

News Briefs: Argentina’s Chief Rabbi Hospitalized After Assault and More

Tween Arrested in NYC for Drawing Swastikas on Playground New York City Police arrested a 12-year-boy Feb. 27 who draw multiple swastikas and anti-Semitic messages...

Getting Away on a Jewish Farm in Connecticut

My drive to the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in Falls Village, Conn., took me over creeks and mountains dripping with frozen icicles. I was...

Arts

A Review With Malice Toward Malice

A Town Called Malice Adam Abramowitz Thomas Dune Books | St. Martin’s Press On an increasingly frequent basis, I find myself watching, listening to or web surfing...

Yiddish Actor Allen Lewis Rickman Comes to Philadelphia Area for ‘Sunshine Boys’

You might recognize Allen Lewis Rickman from Boardwalk Empire, in which he had a recurring role as George Baxter, a salesman in Atlantic City,...

A Chronicle of Philly Music

The Hot Shot Heard ’Round the World Andy Kahn BearManor Media Andy Kahn’s memoir The Hot Shot Heard ’Round the World is a victory lap for the...

Israel News

Israel Briefs: Forbes Names 21 Israeli Billionaires and More

Jewish, Arab Women in Israel Marrying at Older Ages; First Childbirth Age Increases, Too Women living in Israel are waiting longer to get married and...

Israel Briefs: Israeli Moon Mission Hits Snag and More

Archaeologists Unearth 1,600-Year-Old Estate in Central Israel That Belonged to Rich Samaritan A 1,600-year-old estate belonging to a wealthy Samaritan man was discovered in Tzur...

New Documentary Follows Team Israel’s 2020 Attempt at Olympics After 2017 Success

By Victoria Brown Baseball might not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Israel, yet a new documentary sets out...