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J Street Encounters Some Local Bumps Again

Almost four years to the day after the national lobbying organization J Street was founded, it's once again at the center of a local...
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Standing Up to Bullying

When Haley Simon entered sixth grade last year, she started school with the confidence to wear hair extensions and to be herself -- quirks...
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Barrack Academy Gets a New Head

When Steven M. Brown stepped down almost a year ago as head of school at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, faculty member Sharon...
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And So It Is Written

Risa Levitt Kohn always gets a kick out of people telling her they've seen the Dead Sea Scrolls.What these folks mean, the professor of...
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Digital Families Gather for First-Ever Tech Confab

Twelve-year-old Jacob Resnick sat in a stately armchair in the lobby of the Sheraton Society Hill, contemplating the animation he just created on his...

Church Finds Sanctuary at a Shul

St. Peter's Church, a historic Old City Episcopalian congregation that celebrated its 250th anniversary last year, is currently holding services at Society Hill Synagogue.Church...

Groups Commission Local Camp Survey

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Foundation for Jewish Camp are surveying local families to find out what attracts or deters them...

Local Rabbi at Odds With Catholic League Head

A local rabbi who is no stranger to controversy has called on the Catholic community to condemn what he called an anti-Semitic email written...
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Reflecting on Central High

Sheldon Pavel puffed on his pipe as he sat in his air-conditioned office, wearing shorts, sneakers and a burgundy Central High School T-shirt. With...
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Starting-Up Leaders

From an educational standpoint, Sara Landman's first start-up could be deemed a success. Over the past academic year, 10 families participated in the free...