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Trump Honors Holocaust in D.C.

In a somber, conventional 15-minute speech, President Donald Trump commemorated the Holocaust Tuesday in Washington by praising the survivors of the genocide of 6...

Reconstructionist Resolution Affirms Transgender Rights

There are several reasons why the rights of transgender individuals is a Jewish issue, according to Rabbi Fred Scherlinder Dobb of Adat Shalom Reconstructionist...

‘Listener’ Greenblatt is Trump’s Ears in the Mideast

No matter the situation, there are a few certainties about Jason Greenblatt: He is pragmatic, he listens well and he wears a kippah. After an...

Cordish Rides Trump Ties to White House Gig

If Donald Trump had not sued Reed Cordish’s father, the younger Cordish might not be working in the White House today. Cordish, 42, is...

Comedian Don Rickles Dies at 90

Caustic Borscht Belt comedian Don Rickles — who married a Philadelphia native named Barbara Sklar — died April 6 at the age of 90,...

AIPAC Goes Back to the Basics

By George Altshuler, David Holzel, Hannah Monicken and Dan Schere For the 18,000 Israel supporters who came to Washington, D.C., this week, the AIPAC Policy...

Dual Citizenship American-Israeli Arrested in Connection with Bomb Threats

A 19-year-old living in Ashkelon, Israel was arrested in connection with the string of recent bomb threats to Jewish facilities in the United States...

ADL Leaders Reflect on Changing Times

In the Philadelphia office of the Anti-Defamation League on a recent Thursday, ADL Deputy National Director Kenneth Jacobson was enjoying his lunch of a...

Philadelphia-born Game Show Impresario Chuck Barris Dies at 87

Chuck Barris, the Philadelphia-born game show king who claimed in his autobiography to be a CIA assassin, died March 21 at his New York...

First Arrest in Bomb Threat Saga Not Nearly Enough, Community Leaders Assert

With federal authorities’ arrest of 31-year old Juan Thompson on March 3 in connection with eight bomb threats to Jewish institutions since January, Jewish...