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Embassy Move Provokes Fear of Violence, Triumph of Recognition

Although most issues within the Jewish community — and the political sphere — are faced with polarizing debates, the American Jewish community appears to...

‘A Well-Kept Secret’: NMAJH Pop-up Exhibit, ADL Event Explores Soviet Jewry Movement

Dmitry Goldenberg was 9 when he immigrated to America. He grew up in Siberia and later Ukraine before moving to Philadelphia with his parents. While...

Famed Journalist Says U.S. Remains a Country Divided

From the Affordable Care Act to same-sex wedding cakes, we are a country divided, journalist Jeffrey Toobin said. “We’re in a moment of big choices...

Gratz President Brings Academic Background, New Vision to Role

Paul Finkelman’s parents transmitted a love of learning and history. That passion took him into academia, where he became an expert in American history, and...

State, Israeli Police Discuss Community Policing, Modern Challenges

From the use of body cameras to modernizing populations, the challenges police face have changed over the decades. On Nov. 30, a group of...

Beyond the Hummus Horizon: Three Sisters Seek to Make Tahini a Pantry Staple

You dip plenty of snacks in peanut butter — apples, crackers, celery, pretzels, and on and on. But what if you substituted that peanut butter...

Hebrew Free Loan Society Starts Fertility Fund

For a family or an individual struggling to get pregnant, the emotions can be overwhelming. It can bring out feelings of loneliness, hopelessness and failure....

Faith for the Far Away and Everyone Else

If there were any doubts among the faithful about the appropriate use of cameras to livestream services, celebrations and funerals to off-site congregants, those...

Holocaust Memorial Plaza Breaks New Ground

In 1964, Philadelphia became home to the first public Holocaust memorial in the United States, the Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs. Following an official...

Ways to Jewishly Volunteer This Season

There’s something about fall into winter that brings out the generosity in people. In part, it’s the cluster of celebrations, both religious and secular,...