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Fighting Bureaucracy: Student Aims to Change Grad Date

A Temple senior fights a seemingly losing battle to reschedule the school's commencement ceremony next spring because it conflicts with the second day of...
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Philadelphians Helped Lead Soviet Jews to Freedom

After three decades of tireless activism, a grass-roots band from Philadelphia had grown into a force too powerful to ignore, even by the Kremlin,...
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Longtime Kosher Butcher To Close

Main Line Kosher Meats, one of the few kosher butcher shops remaining in the Philadelphia area, will provide its last Shabbat meals this Friday. Main...
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Penn Libraries Receive $8.5 Million Judaica Collection

The University of Pennsylvania library system has received a private donation of more than 11,000 items of Judaica documenting the social and economic development...
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Saligman to Move West

Despite an outcry from parents, Perelman Jewish Day School approves relocation plan. At the conclusion of a long, tense — even dramatic — meeting Thursday...
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Middle School Merger Talks Fail

The Perelman Jewish Day School board approved a plan to relocate its middle school from Melrose Park to Wynnewood. The Perelman Jewish Day School board...
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Educators Hope to Build on Tax Credit Program

Jewish educational leaders appear determined to continue building on the legislative victory scored this summer when the state approved a new tax credit program...
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A Banner Year for the Exponent

It's been a year of milestones for the Jewish Exponent: The paper celebrated its 125th anniversary, unveiled a brand new online operation and print...
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Activists Write Book on ‘Media Bias’

As the Palestinians take their case to the United Nations, a team of local Israel activists tout their new book on 'Media Bias.' For pro-Israel acti­vists...
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Penn State Hillel Wins Award

Penn State Hillel has won national recognition from its parent body. Penn State Hillel’s executive director heard something from incoming freshmen this fall that he...