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Gratz Goes Greek

Michail Kitsos is the first student to travel all the way from Greece to take classes at Gratz College's Melrose Park campus.He's also the...
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SPHAS Get Some Philly Recognition

The Philadelphia SPHAS, the long defunct South Philadelphia Hebrew Association's basketball team, are getting a historic plaque from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.The...
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Building Peace Between Faiths

  A local businessman is poised to become the first Muslim to serve on the Anti-Defamation League's regional board -- or any ADL board for...
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Moms the Word

Marla Leigh had always planned on having children. "Others dreamt about that wedding," said Leigh, a 42-year-old human resources consultant from Lower Merion. "I...
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Philly Presbyterians Reject Divestment

With the Presbyterian Church USA once again poised to debate divestment from companies that do business in Israel, the Presbytery of Philadelphia has adopted...
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March of the Living Marks 25 Years

The March of the Living celebrated its 25th anniversary last week with its traditional march from Auschwitz I to Birkenau on Yom Hashoah. Ten...

Area Students Head for Haiti

A group of students at Lower Merion High School are headed to Haiti on May 12 to build a new school in a rural...
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Spare Change

On a recent weekday morning, Eileen Sklaroff rolled her shopping cart through a well-stocked produce section at an enormous local supermarket. Despite the plentiful...

Anti-Discrimination Policies Pass

After months of debate and even a rally organized by the Jewish community last summer, Abington and Cheltenham townships have passed anti-discrimination policies that...
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Singer Brings a ‘Music Jungle’ to the Suburbs

The room was filled with the smiling faces of children. Laughing and dancing, the youngsters sang along to the music, surprising even the song...