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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,...

‘Homeland’ Security


Sounds of Music Greet the Rudmans


Stars of David- Week of Oct. 11, 2012

  Can’t tell the forest for the trees? Never a problem for Marvin E. Black, longtime director of Pine Forest Camp, Lake Owego Camp and Camp...

Jerome Richter, 73, ‘Master Strategist’ of an Attorney

Jerome Richter, 73, a prominent local lawyer known as a master strategist by his colleagues, died Aug. 19 at his Flor­ida home. The Philadelphia...

JCHAI: Changing Lives for Jews With Disabilities

Michael is a quiet young man in his early 20s who is a valued full-time employee at a Montgomery County assisted-living facility. On his...

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...

More Than Just Desserts — Honors, Too!

Pie-in-the-sky hopes? Pie-on-the-table salute! That's the tribute honor accorded Wynnewood psychiatrist Dr. Carroll Weinberg and his wife, Charlotte, at a dessert reception held by...