Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

Bryan Schwartzman

Freelancer, Former Staff Writer
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Jewish Federation CEO Ira M. Schwartz got a receptive ear in Israel to a new local plan to address food insecurity.
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) was not among the featured speakers at this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference.
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How does one pay the rent? Find a job? Get the landlord to fix the heater? Mail a letter? Shop for groceries? Negotiate public transportation? Learn how to use a computer? Get some kind of an education? Four men in their early 20s, originally from the Darfur region of Sudan, are facing these questions — and many more — as...
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The organized Jewish community is going up against Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett in an effort to stand up for food stamp recipients. The public opposition to the governor reflects an unusual situation for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition, groups that generally tend to work behind the scenes to lobby for their causes. At...
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What do the high-flying Jibali African Acrobats of Kenya -- who recently entertained fans at a Detroit Pistons game -- have to do with the ancient story of Queen Esther? Stumped? The traveling troop's hi-jinks will be a featured part of Chabad of the Main Line's "Purim in the Jungle" program March 8, the religious organization's refashioning of the traditional...
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Profile

Bryan Schwartzman has been reporting on the Jewish community of Philadelphia since 2003. After 10 years as a staff writer, he now occasionally freelances for the Exponent. He writes about trends in politics, religion and spirituality, philanthropy and sometimes dabbles in sports and the arts. 
 
He has received numerous awards from the Pennsylvania Society of Professional Journalists, the Jewish American Press Association and other organizations.
 
A native New Yorker, he earned a master’s degree in modern Jewish history and literature from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He is also a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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