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Samosa Vegetarian Lands Kosher Certification

The lunch rush made its way to Center City’s Samosa Vegetarian Indian Restaurant where Ravinder Singh, clad in his white apron with matching turban,...
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A Brief History of Jewish Philadelphia’s Wiki Page

Moriah Levin isn’t a historian, but from the way she talks, you wouldn’t know it. The Philadelphia resident can list all sorts of trivia about...
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Group Helps Jewish Women for 200 Years

Eileen Sklaroff forgives you if you haven’t heard of the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society (FHBS), an organization celebrating its 200th anniversary. “We are a very...
Shira and Yossi Teichman

Dating Apps Offer Options for Lovelorn Jews

The universe of Jewish dating apps is expanding, as popular dating apps are including more options for Jewish users — and new apps specifically...
Zahav

Zahav Named Best Restaurant in America

It was more than a decade ago when Steve Cook and Michael Solomonov were sitting in their restaurant, discussing whether to call it quits....
The winning Mesivta High School Model Beis Din team

Mesivta Repeats as Model Beis Din Champion

A new generation of Jewish legal scholars is emerging at the Mesivta High School of Greater Philadelphia in Bala Cynwyd. A team of 11 Mesivta...

Community Briefs: Ed Rendell Honored at Parkinson’s Gala and More

Rendell Honored at Parkinson’s Gala Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell was honored May 7 at the Parkinson’s Foundation annual gala. Rendell, who also is the former...
Halie Soifer, Executive Director of the Jewish Democratic Council of America

Halie Soifer Leads JDCA Into Campaign Season

Jewish Democratic Council of America Executive Director Halie Soifer remembers exactly where she was during the Charlottesville rally, the one that beamed images of...
Former outfielder Sam Fuld.

Outfielder Finds New Baseball Life Via Analytics

Sam Fuld earned the nickname Super Sam by throwing his body into the outfield walls of every Major League Baseball stadium and staining his...
Pittsburgh's Tree of Life Synagogue.

Expanded Hate Crime Bills Announced

By Adam Reinherz Pennsylvania elected officials held a press conference May 9 outside the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha building — where a mass shooting took...