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Synagogue Decides Not to Move on School

Congregation Rodeph Sha­lom has no immediate plans to build a new Jewish day school in the city following the completion of a feasibility study. The...
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Collaboration Talks Between Perelman, Barrack Take Center Stage

Talks between representatives of the Perelman Jewish Day School and the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy have taken on a sense of urgency as...
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Looking Back at Triumphs and Trials

As is often the case in the Jewish world, the past year was filled with both triumphs and tribulations. With history, both local and...
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Local Lawmakers Home in on Health

  Two Philadelphia-area mem­bers of Congress who focus on health care were in the spotlight this week — one for delivering a speech on neuroscience...
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Melding Judaism With Nature

  Mitchell Delcau, an engineer-turned-rabbi, was in Israel studying sediment and streams in the Negev Desert when he concluded that the earth’s processes couldn’t be...
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Ethiopian Knesset Member Stumps for Israel

  To anyone who asserts that Israel is a racist society, Shlomo Molla has a simple retort: Just take a look at my life. The...

An ID Drive

In preparation for Election Day, Edith Finkelstein checked with every resident on her floor to ensure that they had valid IDs. She lives at...
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ZOA Honors Firebrand, Defends Tax Snafu

At last week’s Zionist Organization of America gala dinner in Philadelphia, honoree David Horowitz, a conservative firebrand and staunch defender of Israel, surprised many...
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Political Key to the Keystone State?

Rays of noon sun filtered through the canopy of trees as 43-year-old Cathy Rosen traversed a hilly street in Gladwyne at a brisk pace....

ADL Files Amicus Brief on Voter ID Law

The Anti-Defamation League filed an amicus “friend of the court” brief in the case challenging Pennsylvania’s voter ID requirements that will be heard this month...