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Move to Repeal and Replace Obamacare Could Hurt Jewish Agencies

Now that House Republicans have succeeded in approving a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, the consequences of doing...

Historian Explores Americans’ Resistance Toward World War II Jewish Refugees

Annelise Hoffman immigrated to New York from Germany. She married in the summer of 1938, and a few months later invited her father, Ernst...

Riders Clock 12 Miles to Reach a $100,000 Goal

On a cloudy May 20 morning, Harriet Saxe rode 12 miles through Philadelphia by bicycle to raise funds and awareness for adult polyglucosan body...

Campaign of Appreciation for EITC Stretches from Philly to Capitol

As any Jewish grandmother will tell you, a “thank you” note goes a long way. And, although some mothers may disagree, it’s never too late...

Amid Airtight Security, Trump Visit Brings Hope of ‘Historic Gains’ in the Middle East

By Adam Abrams/JNS.org JERUSALEM—In Jerusalem Sunday night, as the city prepared to mark the 50th anniversary of its reunification, Israel’s capital felt more like a...

Perelman Jewish Day School Celebrates 60 Years

Perelman Jewish Day School has celebrated a milestone birthday all year long, because to Head of School Judy Groner, it’s a pretty significant number. “Sixty...

Parents a Necessary Part of This Holocaust Education Journey

Part two of the Paper Clips story WHITWELL, TENN. — When you’re in eighth grade, probably the last people you want to hang out with...

Vandalism Strikes Again at Adath Jeshurun Cemetery; Graffiti Found in Horsham

On the heels of the nationally reported February vandalism at Mount Carmel Cemetery in which more than 100 tombstones were knocked over, Philadelphia police...

Disability Protests Hit Close to Home

Hundreds of disability rights activists staged a raucous demonstration near the White House on May 15. And for some Jewish advocates, the chants of...

A Six-Year Story of Friendship in the Mountains of Tennessee

The first of two parts WHITWELL, TENN. — It’s hard to look at an ordinary paper clip and assign any kind of symbolism to it. But...