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Shoah Project Arrives at Penn

The University of Pennsylvania is launching a new digital partnership with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute that makes available on Penn's campus all of...
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Rededication of a Historic Czech Torah

Martins Run Senior Living Community in Media is rededicating a historic Torah scroll that was written in what is now the Czech Republic and...

Adult Ed Gets Revived in New Home

A little over a year after Gratz College stopped running a Florence Melton Adult Mini-School amid declining enrollment, the internationally acclaimed program is slated...
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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...