Local News

ADL Youth Conference Demonstrates ‘You Can’t Hate What You Know’

The Anti-Defamation League’s 11th annual Youth Conference brought together more than 500 students and teachers Nov. 9 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, focusing on...

National News

Campus BDS Resolutions Rejected in Maryland, Adopted in Michigan

On the same day that the University of Maryland’s student government overwhelmingly rejected a resolution to divest from companies doing business with Israel, the...

High School Students Help Out Houston

Upon seeing the destruction left in Hurricane Harvey’s wake in August, both the Greater Philadelphia and Jewish communities stepped up to help Houston residents,...

Israeli President Mediates Between Government, Diaspora

LOS ANGELES — Striking a unifying note against a background that has included some of the most discordant events in relations between the Jewish...

Arts

Mysteries Abound in Gripping ‘Aida’s Secrets’

What would you say to your birth mother, meeting her for the first time when you’re nearly 70 years old? That’s what Shep Shell had...

New Play ‘Almost Pregnant’ Conceived Due to Playwright’s Lack of Conception

Lisa Grunberger thought she had all the time in the world by 39 years old to have a child; infertility never crossed her mind. But...

Philly is a ‘Second Jerusalem’ for Israeli Singer-Songwriter Looking for Her Break

With a love for R&B and the sudden freedom to explore, where else does an Israeli singer go after the Israel Defense Forces to...

Israel News

Former Israeli General and Ex-State Department Official Clash Over Peace Obstacles

WASHINGTON — A former Israeli general and an ex-State Department official presented sharply differing views on the obstacles to Middle East peace during a...

Israeli Shekel Emerges as World’s Second-Strongest Currency

The Israeli shekel is currently the world’s second-strongest currency, according to a new report by the German global banking and financial services company Deutsche...

Israeli President Mediates Between Government, Diaspora

LOS ANGELES — Striking a unifying note against a background that has included some of the most discordant events in relations between the Jewish...

130th

House Ad Makes Humorous Pitch

When a publication includes an advertisement for itself or its services, it’s known as a “house ad.” A house ad pushing readers to pay $1...

August ’38 in the Exponent: I Ruled Hitler; Der Fuehrer’s Astrologist (Frau X)...

Between Adolf Hitler’s continued rise to power and the Great Depression, 1938 wasn’t a lighthearted year for Jews and non-Jews alike, but the Aug....

Advice from the Mavens

Special sections have become a regular feature for years in newspapers, and the Exponent is no exception. Blatant promo: Look for our Winter Holiday...