Advertisement

Local

metrrc.jpg

Complexities of Aging, Now and for the Future

With one in four American Jews now over the age of 60, rabbis can expect to deal with issues related to aging like never...
metbrill.jpg

After Afghan Service, Soldier Says That If Called, She’d Go Again

As night fell on Bagram Air Base in Northeast Afghanistan, Pennsylvania Army National Guard Maj. Kathryn Brill, 55, was wrapping things up after a...

Can a Building Tell the Truth, the Whole Truth?

Most architecture students know the ins and outs of the latest design software, but 69-year-old Robert M. Skaler - who learned the craft under...
anothersynagogue.jpg

Main Line Reform Gets Spruced Up for Shabbos

An army of construction workers has descended upon Main Line Reform Temple, Beth Elohim - banging hammers, drilling holes and rewiring electricity - as...
kolzedek.jpg

New Shul’s About Urban Living, Social Justice

Sitting outside at a crowded West Philadelphia cafe and taking sips from an iced coffee as trolley cars intermittently clattered by along Baltimore Avenue,...

Kehillah Grows by Leaps and Bounds

Even with 23 organizations already under its belt, the Kehillah of Old York Road is still continuing to grow. Congregation Kol Ami, set to move...
55.jpg

Philadelphians Recall a Rousing 55-Year Parade of Religious Life

For Diana Gottlieb, seeing the large ballroom at Beth Emeth-B'nai Yitzhok filled with more than 200 people dancing, singing and talking about the good...

The Right Place at the Right Time

Lubavitch of Bucks County has built a new center in Newtown where the Jews of the community can socialize, hang out, or just sit...
levin.jpg

Probing Delusions Wrought by Oslo

Even as a young man - even before he was a teenager - Dr. Kenneth Levin recalls having an intense interest in Israel and...
fedwheat.jpg

38 Varied Individuals Leave Special Legacies Behind

Some of them were outgoing, with large circles of friends, while others were loners. Some left behind families filled with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren...