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A Little Lights Music

Power outages from Superstorm Sandy pushed back Soulfarm's new release, but natural disaster won't keep the band from performing live at Gratz College on...
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‘We Are All in This Together’

Before a declared cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, Jewish Philadelphians spent the past week coming to the country's defense. Area day schools held special...
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Mobilizing in Israel’s Defense

  As Philadelphia-area Jews grappled with an uncertain and fluid situation in southern Israel and braced for the possibility of a protracted conflict, pro-Israel activists...
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In Mock Election, Guess Who Did Well?

Gov. Mitt Romney fared far better at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy than past Republican candidates — and better than among the Jewish population...
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Finding Their (Mitzvah) ‘Mania’

From making toys for pets to repairing low-income homes, more than 800 volunteers joined in the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's fifth annual Mitzvah...
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Latinos and Jews Seek Political Alliance

  Election Day made it  clear the Latino vote mattered more than the Jewish vote. Now the two have incentive to work together. The question of...
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Back to Work for Lawmaker

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz — the lone Jew and female representing Pennsylvania in Congress — discusses what's on her priority list for her fifth...
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Penn Hillel Head Makes ‘Forward’ 50

Rabbi Michael Uram, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Hillel, was named to the “Forward 50.” Rabbi Michael Uram, director of the University of Pennsylvania’s...
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Paper Clip Statue Heading for Broomall

  Touched by a rural Tennessee school project commemorating the Holocaust with millions of paper clips, a lifelong Philadelphian commisioned a seven-foot-tall paper clip sculpture...
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Should Two Middle Schools Merge?

As representatives from two area day schools continued closed-door deliberations over a possible middle school merger, Main Line students and parents spoke out in...