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Religious Life

  If you were a Jew in Philadelphia during the latter half of the 19th century, one of an estimated 12,000 members of the tribe,...
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The Next Generations

Images track the maturation of the community as a new century dawns.
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The Community Grows

Watch the Jewish community grow and mature in this series of photos highlighting communal events and festivities.   This content was originally curated for a magazine...
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Creating Community

View the Exponent's slideshow of a number of communal activities that took place during the course of the 20th century. This content was originally curated...
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Miriam Steinberg-Egeth

  Miriam Steinberg-Egeth Growing up in a small upstate New York town an hour from Buffalo, N.Y., Miriam Steinberg-Egeth keenly felt the isolation of being a...
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Rabbi Philip Warmflash

  Rabbi Philip Warmflash In nearly 20 years in Philadelphia, Rabbi Philip Warmflash has seen Jewish organizations spring up and flourish, only to fade away. Or merge....
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Ernest M. Kahn

  Ernest M. Kahn After nearly two decades of trying, Ernest Kahn still hasn’t mastered this retirement thing. “When it comes to retirement, you are the biggest...
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Community Life

  Emblazoned in neon on the side of a bridge spanning the Delaware, just upriver from Center City, is the slogan, “Trenton Makes, the World...
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Arts and Culture

Philadelphia’s cultural canvas bears the distinct imprint of the Jews who have been creators, producers and patrons of the arts. Music, theater, food, literature,...

On 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Jewry March, Learning from the Past

The greatest success story in recent Jewish history has become one of the world's best-kept secrets in under a generation. On Dec. 6, 1987, when...