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KleinLife Program Delivers Hamantashen

Children from the Jewish Sunday Children’s Program at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia prepared, then delivered hamentashen to seniors who lived next door at the...

Rabbis Meet with Congressman About Issues in Dominican Republic

Local rabbis Annie Lewis of Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel in Philadelphia and Peter Rigler of Temple Sholom in Broomall were among a contingent from the American Jewish...

Locals Visit IDF Base

Bryn Mawr’s Amy Berk Erlbaum and Marcy Gringlas of Gladwyne joined 30 other women who visited an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) base in conjunction...

Benoff Named to UJR Board of Trustees

Sharon Benoff of Shir Ami in Newtown is among four leaders of the Union for Reform Judaism (UJR) named to its North American board...

Jack Belitsky: A Lifetime of Giving

By Jessica Endy Walking around the KleinLife community center in Northeast Philadelphia with Jack Belitsky on a busy weekday morning is akin to walking around...

Differing Family Views Create Discussion Concerns

Dear Miriam, My 30-something daughter identifies as a Jew and is married to a Jew, but she is very left wing when it comes to...

Talk on Antiquity of Mount Carmel Illuminates Cemetery’s History

Harry D. Boonin has done a lot of research in his 80 years. He researched his own family history after his mother got a book...

Cohens Take Reins as Jewish Federation Campaign Co-Chairs

Ask Melissa Greenberg, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s chief development officer, why the organization chose Rhonda and David L. Cohen as its new campaign...

Eugene Garfield, Pioneer of Scientific Indexing, ‘Grandfather of Google,’ Dies at 91

Eugene Garfield, known for his scientific knowledge indexing system, died Feb. 26 at the age of 91 at Lankenau Medical Center after complications from...

Jewish Federation Seeks Additional Volunteers to Address Desecration of Mount Carmel Cemetery

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is grateful to the hundreds of volunteers who have already stepped up to repair the world after recent...