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Gofberg-Bluen

Pamela Gofberg of Philadelphia and Lisa Bluen of Sherman Oaks, Calif., are thrilled to announce the engagement of their children, Marissa Gofberg to Benjamin...

JEWMONGOUS Tour To Begin at Jewish Arts Center

Growing up, Sean Altman had two main Jewish icons — Woody Allen and Moshe Dayan. Naturally, he gravitated toward the latter. The image of a...

White House Chanukah Party, Jewish Leaders, Tikkun Olam

Thanks, But No Thanks I would welcome an invitation to the White House for a substantive conversation on matters of public policy and American values...

‘American Jews Versus Israel’ — Richard Cohen’s Clichés

By Eric Rozenman Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen worries about “the widening gap between American Jews and the policies of the Netanyahu government.” But the...

Bibliophiles Choose Some of 2017’s Top Reads

Every December, as the year is winding down, you have a chance to reflect on some of your favorite moments or events that transpired. For...

Clashes Did Not Spontaneously ‘Erupt’

After President Donald Trump announced U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week, the world readied itself for the reaction from Palestinians, Arabs...

Why Service Makes Me Tick

By Becca Lerman Like many little girls, I looked up to my father. I loved watching him wake up every morning excited for work and...

Victory at What Cost?

We Philadelphians know a thing or two about Pyrrhic victories. After all, we inhabit a city where Monday morning, any visitor would have found...

Review Your Charitable Giving Strategies

Chanukah is a time when generations of Jewish families gather together to bring light and meaning into their homes and communities. As we come...

Bake4Israel Helps Combat Terror

Lower Merion Synagogue held its third annual Bake4Israel on Nov. 30. The bake sale raises funds to help combat terror in Israel. In previous...