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House Ad Makes Humorous Pitch

When a publication includes an advertisement for itself or its services, it’s known as a “house ad.” A house ad pushing readers to pay $1...

August ’38 in the Exponent: I Ruled Hitler; Der Fuehrer’s Astrologist (Frau X)...

Between Adolf Hitler’s continued rise to power and the Great Depression, 1938 wasn’t a lighthearted year for Jews and non-Jews alike, but the Aug....

Main Event 2017

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Main Event is always a large and spirited celebration, and this year was no exception. Nearly 1,000 people...

Friendship Circle Walk Raises More Than $100,000

The Friendship Circle’s Philly Friendship Walk raised more than $100,000 for its programming and operations. The Friendship Circle connects teens and young adults to...

Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation Presents Updates

The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation presented information about the Holocaust Remembrance Plaza at an event Nov. 7. The current designs for the plaza include...

Boys Town Jerusalem Holds Wine Tasting

On Nov. 9 at Lower Merion Synagogue, Boys Town Jerusalem’s Mid-Atlantic Region held a wine tasting, which featured kosher wines from Israel. Boys Town...

Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce Hosts Summit

The Philadelphia-Israel Chamber of Commerce hosted the Big Data and Digital Health Summit on Nov. 6 at Thomas Jefferson University. The summit celebrated commercial...

Adath Israel Cantor Honored in Celebration

Adath Israel held a celebration honoring Cantor Bernard Lowe, who retired after 25 years of chanting during services, teaching Bar and Bat Mitzvah students...

Temple Hillel Hosts “Knockout” Tailgate

Temple Hillel hosted a tailgate in the parking lot at Lincoln Financial Field on Nov. 2 in conjunction with its “Navy & Nova Knockout”...

JAFCO Event Raises More Than $40,000

More than 100 guests were on hand for The Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO) sixth annual City Lights to Make a Child’s...