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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...
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A Housing Outpost in Elkins Park

When Shirley Cohen, 91, became the first tenant to move into the Samuel A. Green House in Elkins Park back in October, the $20...
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Winged ‘Butterfly’

A local theater group's production of the Holocaust-themed play I Never Saw Another Butterfly is having unintended consequences for some of the children in...
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Conservative Activist Rouses Local Crowd

 Absorbing the word "CEO" into her job description -- and all the responsibility that comes with it -- doesn't faze Ivy Barsky, director and...
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Museum Leadership Changes

 Absorbing the word "CEO" into her job description -- and all the responsibility that comes with it -- doesn't faze Ivy Barsky, director and...
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Shul Donation in Legal Limbo

A Conshohocken man says a Delaware County congregation that shut down last year must transfer the $100,000 he donated a decade ago to another...
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The BDS Aftermath

Did the National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Conference at the University of Pennsylvania over the weekend backfire for organizers and illustrate the strength of...
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Local Rabbi Chosen Again as Tops

For the sixth straight year, Rabbi Dan Ehrenkrantz, president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote, was included on the Newsweek/Daily Beast list of...
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Philanthropist Is Co-Owner of Papers

Lewis Katz, one of the new owners of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com, is a major funder of Jewish causes.Three...