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Plays and Players

News about the theater filled much of Page 11, with many long-forgotten theaters mentioned. The Girard Avenue Theatre hosted a “thrilling story of love and...

June ’08 in the Exponent: Bylaws of a Talmud Torah Society

‘The World is Too Much with Us’ Early readers of the Jewish Exponent didn’t often get to peruse frivolous material, especially on the cover. Most of...

For WWII Vet with Immigrant Parents, ‘Every Day is Veterans Day’

At 91, Simon Zayon is still considered the “new guy.” “I’ve always been the new kid on the block,” he explained. “I’m the new kid...

We Jews Need Lots More Debate

Last week in this space, we touched upon the importance of food in Jewish culture. This week, we’ll look at the Exponent’s opinion pages. As...

June 2012 in the Exponent: Grads Swim Against the Current; A Possible Merger for...

A lot can happen in five years, but a look at the June 7, 2012 Jewish Exponent shows that some of the issues being...

Couple of 25 Years Made Love Connection over Feline Infatuation in Exponent Purr-sonal Ad

It was love at first — meow? For anyone else, a personal ad depicting himself as a cat rather than a human being would probably...

Reunions Celebrate Then — and Now

The prime minister of Israel won’t be in attendance when Cheltenham High holds its 50th class reunion Nov. 4 at the DoubleTree Hotel in...

Jews and Food Always Go Together

A “Dine Out!” section included more than two full pages of advertisements, many of which featured the far out art popular back then. Sadly, nearly...

February ’70 in the Exponent: National News Takes Center Stage

Israel Jets to Continue Cairo Attacks The modern Jewish Exponent focuses largely on local Jewish news, but that wasn’t the case in 1970. The Exponent’s front...

Jewish Fraternity Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Jerry Segal and Stuart Discount planned for three years to bring together alumni of Sigma Alpha Rho (SAR) to celebrate the Jewish high school...