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Israel Briefs: Forbes Names 21 Israeli Billionaires and More

Jewish, Arab Women in Israel Marrying at Older Ages; First Childbirth Age Increases, Too Women living in Israel are waiting longer to get married and...

News Briefs: American Support of Israel Over Palestinians Declines and More

Two Swastikas Drawn in Blood Found in Los Angeles Park Sad to say that swastikas appearing in public places aren’t too uncommon, but they usually...

Barrack Board Explains Stance, Teachers Still Opposed

In an email blast sent on March 13, Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy board President George Gordon explained that the board’s decision, announced on...

Community Briefs: KI Rabbi Honored With Rabbinic Chair and More

KI Rabbi Honored With Rabbinic Chair Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel will honor its longtime rabbi, Lance Sussman, from April 11-13 with a weekend of events,...

Academic, Lawyer Phyllis Lachs Dies at 88

Phyllis Lachs, who died March 1 at 88, was a woman ahead of her time. She spent most of her career on the faculty at...

Community Grapples With Barrack Decision

Since the school board of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy announced it would withdraw recognition of the teachers union, also known as the JBHA...

Anti-Semitic Graffiti Found at Spring Garden Subway Station

Anti-Semitic and anti-Zionist messages were found in the SEPTA Spring Garden station on Tuesday morning. The messages, written on pillars throughout a platform, called to...

Anti-Semitic Remarks From Imam Create Uproar

The Al-Aqsa Islamic Society on Germantown Avenue has come under fire in recent days after video emerged of a guest speaker, Imam Abdelmohsen Abouhatab,...

Hearing Aid Pioneer Cy Libby Dies at 98

E. Robert “Cy” Libby, a doctor, inventor and writer who rose from humble beginnings in Strawberry Mansion to become a world-renowned figure in the...

Israel Briefs: Israeli Moon Mission Hits Snag and More

Archaeologists Unearth 1,600-Year-Old Estate in Central Israel That Belonged to Rich Samaritan A 1,600-year-old estate belonging to a wealthy Samaritan man was discovered in Tzur...