Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774

Bryan Schwartzman

Freelancer, Former Staff Writer
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Rabbi Marcia Prager likens the prayer experience to sitting for a six-course meal in an exquisite restaurant: It's not meant to be rushed through, but rather something to be savored.
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Gratz College's 32-year-old Holocaust Oral History Archive contains interviews with more than 900 survivors of the Shoah, amounting to thousands of hours of testimony.
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Under Tunisian President Zine el Abidine Ben Ali, who ruled the North African nation with an iron fist for 24 years, the country's ancient and tiny Jewish community was a protected minority.
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As a Jew who grew up Rapid City, S.D., spent two decades as an officer in the U.S. Army and is a member of the Republican Party, Dan Adelstein knows a thing or two about being in the minority.
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Liz Rogan and Beth Ladenheim are both suburban moms who live in Wynnewood and belong to Temple Beth Hillel/Beth El, but when it comes to politics -- especially the local variety -- they have little in common.
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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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215-832-0743

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