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Exhaustive New Volume Chronicles Chabad Rebbe’s Formative Years Overseas

It is a story told in frayed telegrams and creased photographs, in faded script on yellowing notebook pages, in postmarked envelopes and stamped passports. It...

JFCS, KleinLife Receive Grant for Holocaust Survivor Support

Empathy goes a long way when talking with someone who’s endured hardships in life, but there are ways to go even further to create...

The Snowstorm That Wasn’t

At 10 p.m. on Feb. 8, Amy Oropollo received a text message from her boss that she had a snow day the next day. Earlier...

News Briefs, Week of Feb. 16, 2017

Boscov’s Chairman Al Boscov Dies At Age of 87 Boscov’s Chairman Al Boscov died Feb. 3 at his Reading home, the Associated Press reported. He was 87. The...

Far-Left Jewish and Muslim Youth Organize March Down Market

Hold onto your signs. There’s another rally in town. But this time, the millennials are running the show. The Muslim and Jewish Youth Solidarity Rally...

Rabbi Howard Alpert Finally Has the Best of All Worlds

To paraphrase Voltaire’s Candide, semi-retirement is the best of all possible worlds for Rabbi Howard Alpert, who recently stepped down after 30 years as...

Steven Spielberg Seeking Lead Actor Child for New Movie

Famed director Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment has issued an open casting call for a boy between the ages of 6 to 9 to star in...

State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter

Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach took to Twitter to post an expletive-laced tweet against President Trump, according to the Associated Press. Leach, who is Jewish,...

News Briefs, the Week of Feb. 9, 2017

Beth David Reform Congregation Installs Cantor Lauren Beth Levy will be installed Feb. 11 as only the third cantor in Beth David Reform Congregation’s history...

Northeast NORC Will Enable More Seniors to Stay Home

Stay home, seniors. No, that’s not a warning for the older generation to keep to themselves and stay out of other people’s business. On the...