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A Lone Soldier’s Legacy – at Age 27

It started the summer between ninth and 10th grade when, instead of signing up for another season at his beloved Camp Ramah, Adam Klazmer...

JCC Class Uses Tzedakah To Buy Gifts For Hospitalized Children

The K-1 kindergarten class at the Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten at the Kaiserman JCC used their class tzedakah to buy holiday gifts...

JBHA Students Host Ghanian Activist

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy’s Human Rights Club met with Nafisa Adams, who founded Detiina (“Our Hope”), a self-sustaining jewelry business that uses recycled...

JBHA Basketball Teams Get Pep Talk From 76ers Head Coach Brett Brown

The Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy basketball programs visited the Wells Fargo Center in December. The teams had a practice session and got a...

KleinLife Leads Group To Israel

Twenty-seven new American Jews, including 13 children, went on a trip to Israel. This trip was part of the New American Outreach Program and...

Atidim: Education for All Israelis

Even as a child, Nahumi Hay wanted to make a difference in his community. He wanted to go to college so he could work...

PJDS Students Plan ‘Buddy Bench’

Second-grade students at Perelman Jewish Day School created a plan with their teacher to make recess more inclusive and enjoyable. They decided to build...

Former Israeli Consulate Official Speaks At Moishe House

Lou Balcher, the former Israeli Consulate director of academic affairs, recently spoke about “Paradigm shifts in Israel and the Middle East” to a group...

Coat Quandary Raises Temperature of Reader

Dear Miriam, Last year, I spent an uncomfortable amount of money on winter gear for my three kids. It wasn't exactly a financial hardship, but...

Famous Israeli Author Amos Oz Dies at 79

When famed Israeli author Amos Oz, who died on Dec. 28 at 79, visited Philadelphia for a “Celebration of Jews in the Arts” in...