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Herman Silverman, Bucks County Philanthropist, Dies at 97

At the dinner table, Herman Silverman loved to make theater legend Oscar Hammerstein laugh. “He had a fabulous sense of humor,” Leda Molly, Silverman’s daughter,...

It Wouldn’t Be Summer Without the Catskills

The Catskills’ status as a Jewish vacation mecca likely peaked in the 1950s — and the Exponent featured more than two full pages of...

July ’53 in the Exponent: Israel News Abounds During the Height of Summer

Adlai Stevenson Says Israel Most Progressive Mideast Nation Three separate articles connected to Israel graced the cover of the July 31, 1953 Jewish Exponent. One article...

Jewish Federation Affinity Groups: Enhance your Jewish Journey and the Jewish Community

Come together with your peers to make a connection and give back to your community. Whatever your age or interest, there’s a place for...

Staff Members Honored for their Commitment and Excellence

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s annual Employee Recognition Program celebrates employees’ accomplishments collectively and individually. On June 14, the Jewish Federation honored 15...

Newsmakers, the Week of June 22, 2017

Larry R. Kaiser, president and CEO of Temple University Health System, the Lewis Katz Dean at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine and Temple’s...

Students Read Poems About Holocaust Survivor

After hearing his story, area students on June 11 read poems they had written about the late painter and Holocaust survivor Harry Somers at...

Judith Creed Homes Supporters Celebrate at Gala

Former Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia President Sherrie Savett (left) and Secretary Ellyn Golder Saft were among those celebrating at the Judith Creed Homes...

Tax Credits Approved

Family-owned Edison Solutions was approved by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) for Grow New Jersey tax credits in an effort to maintain...

Cohen Speaks at NCJW Event

The installation of officers highlighted the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Greater Philadelphia Section’s annual closing luncheon at BlueStone Country Club in Blue...