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Boxer, Trainer, Promoter Marty Feldman Dies at 83

In the often-shady world of boxing, where double dealing and deception are typically the rule rather than the exception, Marty Feldman’s word was his...

Jewish Federation Innovation Grants Fund Fresh Approaches to Building a Brighter Future

While fortified by Jewish tradition and 115-plus years of experience, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is also continuously looking for new, cutting-edge ways...

Students Learn About Civil Rights, Integration

Some 24 third-graders and teachers from the Forman Center of Perelman Jewish Day School joined 17 residents of the Samuel A. Green House in...

Perelman Leadership Attends Jewish Day School Conference

A group of Perelman Jewish Day School leaders attended the inaugural Conference of Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools in Chicago from Feb. 5...

Possibly Poisoning a Relationship

Dear Miriam, A few days after I came home from the hospital with my my new baby, a friend brought dinner for me, my husband...

Former JCC President, Jewish Federation Vice President Philip M. Shiekman Dies at 91

No one in his family is quite sure of the origins of Philip M. Shiekman’s strong Jewish commitment. His older brother, 94-year-old Morton, said...

Stack Visits Super Sunday

Pennsylvania Lieutenant Gov. Mike Stack visited the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Super Sunday event on Feb. 12. He took the time to speak...

Ohev Shalom Celebrates World Wide Wrap

In celebration of the annual World Wide Wrap on Feb. 5, some 50 students and members of Ohev Shalom of Bucks County’s Men’s Club...

Penn State Students Honor Yossi Gourarie

More than 300 Jewish Penn State students attended a special “Mega Shabbat” on Feb. 3 to honor the late Yossi Gourarie, father of Rabbi...

Newsmakers, the Week of Feb. 16, 2017

Philadelphia attorney Roberta Liebenberg, a former chair of the Anti-Defamation League of Eastern Pennsylvania and Delaware region, received the Martha Fay Africa Golden Hammer...