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Dues for a Change

For the leaders of Temple Brith Achim, a 275-family Reform congregation in King of Prussia, scrapping membership dues two years ago in favor of...
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Muhammad Ali’s Jewish Grandson

"The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life."The words sound...
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Exponent Garners State Awards

In its milestone 125th anniversary year, the Jewish Exponent received 15 state awards between the annual Society of Professional Journalists Keystone Pro Chapter's "Spotlight...
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Vouching for School Choice

Sensing an opportunity to make school vouchers a reality in Pennsylvania -- and a potentially big jump in government funds for day school parents...
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Rwanda and Its Relevant Lessons

Even though the Holocaust ended nearly 70 years ago, Jamie Etkind's parents still avoid buying German cars. Even though the Holocaust ended nearly 70 years...
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Class Act: Grads Take on Reality

The headlines are stark, even dire: "Recent college graduates face educational second thoughts," reports The Philadelphia Inquirer. "Prospects dim for new grads seeking jobs,"...
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A Merger for Merged Families?

Howard Krein, a physician at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Ashley Blazer Biden, daughter of Vice President Joe Biden, apparently had little trouble finding...
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Pa. House Loses a Liberal Voice

Twenty years ago, Larry Ceisler challenged State Rep. Babette Josephs (D-District 182) in a primary. He lost, joining a long list of Democrats who...
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Spotlight on Special Needs

Growing up, Rachel Dunn participated in an all-Jewish Girl Scout troop and even went to day school. But the Jewish high school she wanted...
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Controversial Author Defends Boycott

 Peter Beinart, author of The Crisis of Zionism, came to town last week and defended his much-maligned call for Americans to boycott Israeli products made...