Local News

Unlikely Supporters? Christian Evangelicals Become Friends of Israel

Fire-and-brimstone and the rousing words of a Billy Graham, Oral Roberts or, these days, Joel Osteen are usually what comes to mind when someone...

National News

McMaster Emphasizes Opportunities at Global Forum

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday told a Jewish audience that Israel and America’s Arab allies are undergoing a reassessment of their shared...

Bipartisan AJC Global Forum to Bring Plight of Israel and Jews to World

Politics and partisanship will take a back seat next week when the annual American Jewish Committee (AJC) Global Forum convenes in Washington, D.C. More...

National Security Adviser McMaster to Address AJC Global Forum

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) announced May 30 that National Security Adviser Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster will represent the White House and address the AJC...

Arts

Counting to 10 Leads to Emmy Win for Temple Graduate

Eli LaBan will probably start checking his spam folder more often. The recent Temple University grad — he studied media studies and production — received...

Concert to Honor Music School Founder and Highlight Children’s Skills

Nelly Berman wanted to instill the value of hard work and competition in the children she taught at the Nelly Berman School of Music...

Artist to Cross the ‘Bridge to Somewhere’

Mira Treatman has been afraid of heights since she was a child. So naturally, her upcoming SoLow Fest performance will take place on the Benjamin...

Israel News

Philadelphia Counts Plenty of Supporters Just Outside of Gaza Region

Less than 10 miles from Gaza, there is ardent praise for Philadelphia: The residents of Netivot and the surrounding district of Sdot Negev have...

After London Bridge Attack, UK and Israel Pledge to Fight Islamist Terror ‘Trend’

(Adam Abrams/ JNS.org) — Following Saturday night’s terror attack that killed seven people and injured as many as 50 in London, British Prime Minister Theresa May said...

Trump Signs Waiver to Delay Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

(JNS.org) President Donald Trump signed a waiver Thursday to keep the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv, avoiding a move to Jerusalem for an additional...

130th

It Wouldn’t Be Summer Without the Catskills

The Catskills’ status as a Jewish vacation mecca likely peaked in the 1950s — and the Exponent featured more than two full pages of...

July ’53 in the Exponent: Israel News Abounds During the Height of Summer

Adlai Stevenson Says Israel Most Progressive Mideast Nation Three separate articles connected to Israel graced the cover of the July 31, 1953 Jewish Exponent. One article...

Sexism Alive and Well in 1891

The Exponent included a couple columns dubbed “Women’s World” that wouldn’t pass muster today. A rambling passage titled “A Scene From Real Life” described a...