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Still Flying High

Standing before an adoring crowd at the Katz Jewish Community Center in Cherry Hill, N.J., gymnast Aly Raisman, star of the U.S. Olym­pic Women’s...
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Drawn Together

JT Waldman loves Jewish history. So much so that the third-generation Phila­delphian dedicated more than four years to his latest work, Not the Israel...
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Tishrei on Display

Like so many Jews around the world, Sherry Kendis and Rabbi Menachem Schmidt have been spending the end of Elul preparing for the first...

The Watchlist

"Transcending Their Boun­daries: The Children of Te­rezin" is now open at the Central Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St. This exhibit...
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The Dybbuk Stops Here

Who knew that exorcisms were an ecu­me­ical affair? It turns out that Jews can be possessed by spirits just as easily as the faithful...
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The Sisters Feld

They are women, hear them roar! Wait. No. That's the big circus cats in the background; the Sisters Feld are fielding questions amiably, gently. Which is...
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A Big IFF …

Will Oscar make aliyah on Feb. 26? With Footnote being feted at festivals -- and considered by some a front-runner for the best foreign film -- will...
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Jewish Book Awards Have Two Local Ties

Rabbi David Teutsch, a local author, was among the 2011 National Jewish Book Award winners.Teutsch, who lives in Mount Airy and is the former...
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Father-Daughter Duo Pen a Book and Make a Big Bang of Their Own

A little more than a year ago, David Prutchi, a bio­medical engineer, approached his daughter with an unusual proposal -- to write a book...
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Bedside Story

Can Howard Gordon provide a wake-up call for NBC?He's trying; it helps that he's executive producer for Awake, an alarm-bell bombshell of a show that...