Advertisement

Local

Rep. Evans’ Visit to Israel: Middle East Peace Starts from the Ground Up

While many in America celebrated the Fourth of July with barbecues and fireworks, U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans (D-District 2) spent the day touring Hebron. “The...

Barrack Students Were Havana Good Time on Cuba Trip

For some students and alumni of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, summer got off to a tropical start. From June 15 to 20, a group...

Say Goodbye to Unease About Shul Fees

When it comes to joining something new, the last thing you want is another bill to add to the stack. As such, it’s evident why...

Original Women of the Wall Aim to Complete Long-Stalled Mission

Much has changed since Geela Rayzel Robinson, a pre-rabbinical student at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was among 70 women who ignored established policy and...

Hitting the Road for Interfaith Understanding

The sun was shining on July 9 as a group of 15 women walked 11 miles through various Philadelphia neighborhoods as part of the...

Makom Accelerating to Higher Ground in Center City

Beverly Socher-Lerner trusts the process. No, not “the Process” Joel Embiid and the Sixers swear to that involves sinking to the bottom before building your...

Expansion to Chabad Facility in Camden and Burlington Counties Will Double its Size

Rabbi Mendy Mangel can’t explain why synagogue enrollment is generally declining throughout the country as fewer people seemingly maintain their Jewish identities. He only knows...

Don’t Forget Your Siddur: Bringing Judaism to the Shore

Along with sunscreen and a swimsuit, a growing number of local Jews are packing siddurim for vacations at the Jersey Shore. While most vacationers travel...

What Some Camps Are Doing This Summer

As the rising temperatures indicate, summer is officially upon us. And for many kids, in between celebrating school being over, the summer means a...

News Briefs, the Week of July 6, 2017

Rabbi and Former Rabbi Among 14 Arrested for Alleged Fraud Two days of raids in the heavily Orthodox sections of Lakewood, N.J., have led to...