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Score One for the Record Books

Election Day 2005 was not supposed to have turned out like this. Outside of Philadelphia - where Democratic District Attorney Lynne Abraham was up...
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JCC to Toast a Leader

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia are planning "A Tribute to Ronald Krancer," on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the JCC's Kaiserman Branch in...
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Doughnuts and Oil on Tap at Strip Malls

Giant dreidels, life-sized Judah Maccabeecut-outs and computers loaded up with Chanukah games are coming to strip malls in Montgomery, Chester and Bucks counties. Chabad Lubavitch's...
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Boxing It Up

Jack Cohen was on hand in the parking lot of Genuardi’s in Wynnewood Sunday to help pack toys, books and nonperishable food for victims...

An Event Geared to Re-Energize a County

The beauty and warmth of Shabbat stretched across an entire geographic region when a monthlong community initiative "Let's Celebrate Shabbat Across Bucks County" was...

Beth Sholom Puts Out Call for Docents

  The visitor center at Beth Sholom Synagogue in Elkins Park is looking for a few volunteers with the right stuff. The Beth Sholom Preservation Foundation...

Case Gets Worse for Philly Restaurateurs

An evening tryst in June has added another wrinkle to the high-profile vehicular homicide case of Jewish restaurateur Susanna Goihman, charged with the hit-and-run...
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Gulag Survivor Relays What He Withstood in Defense of Judaism

Like so many other Chasidim living in the Soviet Union, Baruch Mordechai Lifshits was a target of the authorities from an early age. So,...

‘An Opportunity to Do a Mitzvah’

When Jewish Family Services opened its doors just three blocks from her home in Northeast Philadelphia, Bertha Rabinowitch marched right in and offered to...
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Professor Pushes Hot-Button Topics of Contemporary Ethical Debates

Mention the contentious issues of stem cells or cloning at a meeting of a Jewish communal organization that frequently weighs in on some of...