Local News

Free Religious School Promotes Jewish Identity, Relationships and Retention

The costs of being a young family and raising children are astronomical. After all the necessities, luxuries like additional Jewish schooling can be out of...

National News

JDC Provides Rosh Hashanah Aid to Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Impoverished elderly Jews across the former Soviet Union are expected to receive extra food and traditional holiday fare, including apples and honey, for the...

Facebook Removes Option to Target ‘Jew Haters’ with Advertisements

Facebook has disabled the ability for advertisers to target anti-Semitic interests on its platform following media inquiries that created controversy over the feature. Before the...

Genetic Screening Urged During Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

September is Tay-Sachs Awareness Month and JScreen, a non-profit public health initiative based at Atlanta’s Emory University School of Medicine, is urging people at...

Arts

Holocaust Memoir ‘Rebuilt from Broken Glass’ Remains Relevant Even Today

Fred Behrend gets a kick telling school children the happiest day in his life occurred when he saw his Cologne, Germany schoolhouse burning during...

It’s Still Rock ’n’ Roll to Temple Sholom Cantor

For those about to rock, Cantor Jamie Marx salutes you. Marx, cantor at Temple Sholom in Broomall, grew up listening to bands like Stone Temple...

‘Spelling Bee’ Brings Out the Child in Us

How do you spel kat? What do you mean that’s rong? Obviously, you’re not familiar with The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. That’s the Broadway musical...

Israel News

Trump Calls Iran Deal ‘Embarrassing’ in First UN Speech

President Donald Trump slammed the “embarrassing” Iranian nuclear deal, while accusing Tehran of destabilizing the Middle East, in his first speech to the United...

Israeli Aid Teams Deploy to Florida’s Hardest Hit Areas in Wake of Hurricane Irma

Israeli rescue and humanitarian aid groups have deployed to the hardest hit areas in Florida, including the Florida Keys and Naples areas, in the...

Terrorists on Jet Skis? Israeli Navy Trains for Potential Hezbollah Naval Assault

Israel’s Navy held a massive drill this week that included a simulated surprise attack by Hezbollah naval commandos on the Jewish state. The drill...

130th

Jewish Culture in South Africa

With the likely provocative subhead of “Where Women are More Advanced than Men,” the page 10 article wouldn’t pass political correctness standards today. From the...

August ’29 in the Exponent: Arabs Attack Jews in Palestine

Fierce Conflicts Reported Throughout the Week What is now known as the Hebron massacre dominated the front page and much of the inside of the...

A Star is Born

The issue’s Arts & Entertainment section led off with a profile of the Philadelphia area’s Jarrod Spector, who gained fame playing Frankie Valli on...