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Shaloman to the Rescue

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s … Jewish superhero, Shaloman! While theaters have been inundated with superhero movies in the past few years (looking at...
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Jewish Novelist Writes Inspirational Story of Sudanese Refugee’s Life

On Sept. 20, President Barack Obama spread a message at the Leaders Summit on Refugees at the United Nations about welcoming refugees openly and...
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New Book on Boathouse Row Reveals Unexpected Philadelphia Jewish Ties

Of all the sports that can be said to be close to Jewish hearts — from baseball to basketball to the overly aggressive style...
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Jewish Authors Talk Politics, Process and Identity at Collingswood Book Festival

The forecast called for rain, so for the third year in a row the Collingswood Book Festival — the annual event for which the...
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Local Author Pens Bucket-List Book About Philadelphia

Irene Levy Baker, a married mother of two, explained how she ended up a Philly expert, despite originally hailing from Youngstown, Ohio. There was almost...
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Local Authors Bookmark Literary Event at Katz JCC

A picture book about a woman pioneer in computer programming. A murder mystery about a man who isn’t sure if he killed his girlfriend. A fictional...
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Rosenbach Celebrates Restored 15th-Century Chumash

There is something both intimidating and transcendent about being in the physical presence of a book that was printed in the 15th century. There is...
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New Independent Bookstore Aims to Double as Community Center

To be known as the Narberth Bookshop, the 1,100-square-foot site of a former pool supplies store is now under construction. Gloria Steinem is best known...
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When Life Gives You Lemons…

At age 12, Jordan Singer already has reached one of his life goals: He’s a published author. At age 12, Jordan Singer already has reached...
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Author’s Imagination Presages Recent Incidents of Terrorism

Hint: If you’ve read any of his other No. 1 bestselling novels, you miiight have an idea of where The Black Widow landed. Daniel Silva was eagerly awaiting to...