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Bevilacqua: Devoted to Interfaith Relations

As Catholics mourn the passing of Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua -- and debate his handling of the priest sex-abuse scandal, which broke under his watch...
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Talking Up Philly Project at the Knesset

Jewish Federation CEO Ira M. Schwartz got a receptive ear in Israel to a new local plan to address food insecurity. The Jewish Federation of...
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Gay Forum Features Israel

About a dozen Israeli entertainers and leaders, including Michael Oren, Israel's U.S. ambassador, will fly to Philadelphia in May to represent their country at...
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Kosher Restaurant Calls It Quits

Just a few weeks after announcing plans to add a food truck to the city's burgeoning kosher scene, the owner of Max & David's...

Interfaith Mission Into Israel

A Jewish Federation-led interfaith mission to Israel may have changed a number of minds -- and hearts -- among participants.  The Rev. Jay Newlin,...
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Nuts for Doughnuts

If a doughnut-eating contest came to Philly, Zach Engel would surely have an edge.Engel taste-tests up to 40 of the fried sweets every week...
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The Magic of Purim

 What do the high-flying Jibali African Acrobats of Kenya -- who recently entertained fans at a Detroit Pistons game -- have to do with...
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A Housing Outpost in Elkins Park

When Shirley Cohen, 91, became the first tenant to move into the Samuel A. Green House in Elkins Park back in October, the $20...
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Winged ‘Butterfly’

A local theater group's production of the Holocaust-themed play I Never Saw Another Butterfly is having unintended consequences for some of the children in...
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Conservative Activist Rouses Local Crowd

 Absorbing the word "CEO" into her job description -- and all the responsibility that comes with it -- doesn't faze Ivy Barsky, director and...