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Nostalgia

As Always, Food a Popular Subject

Our food columns are one of our most popular features, and the same apparently was true in the Eisenhower era. Mrs. Leland W. Behr —...

Fall of ’59 in the Exponent: Fundraising Campaign Meets Goal But Editorial Strikes Cautious...

One of the constants of Jewish Exponent coverage over the years centers on the struggle Jewish organizations face in raising money. A front-page editorial in...
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Video Series Explores Jewish Philadelphia, Then and Now

Along with the flowers, May brought Jewish American Heritage Month. And in celebration of the month-long tribute to Jewish-American life, the Yiddish Book Center in...

Good Eats Only Cost a Buck or Two

Those unfortunate souls who weren’t heading to Atlantic City to catch the Three Stooges could instead stay in Center City to dine at a...

Providing Some Nyuck Nyuck Nyucks

Smack in the middle of World War II, the country needed a good laugh — and three Jewish guys were there to provide it. Moses...

A Look Back: How the Jewish Exponent Covered Major Events

A mournful nation was trying to make sense of what had happened that previous Friday in Dallas when the Jewish Exponent arrived at subscribers’...

130 Years of Advertisements Reflect Changing Times and Interests of Society

Ah, the good ol’ days, back when you could buy a quality “hair mattress” (whatever that is) for $25 and rent an apartment for...

Exponent Changes With the Times

Looks fade — but in the newspaper industry, they only get better and better. As they should. A paper should grow and develop with the times,...

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One of the best things about working at a 130-year-old publication is having access to its archives. There’s an entire room at the Exponent offices,...

How Much do You Know about the Exponent’s History?

How much do you know about the Jewish Exponent? Check out some local trivia above for a blast from the past. Video by Rachel Kurland....