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Trump Touts Jerusalem Move, Excludes Jewish Democrats at Hanukkah Celebration

President Donald Trump on Dec. 7 held his first White House Hanukkah celebration, where he touted his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital....

White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ from Peace Talks by Snubbing Pence

The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President Mahmoud Abbas declined to meet...

Gershman Y Latkepalooza Celebrating 15 Years With Lots and Lots of Latkes

Nancy L. Hohns remembers the distinct smell of grease wafting in the air of the Gershman Y in 2002. It was the first Latkepalooza, a...

Staff Recalls Chanukahs From Years Gone By

In terms of religious importance, Chanukah may not be all that big of a deal, but for anyone who was once a kid —...

Civil Rights Key to Donor’s Purpose

In an era of young and old keen on fighting for — or against — the freedom of speech, Burton Caine can teach them...

News Briefs of the Week

Gratz College Appoints Paul Finkelman as its 11th President Gratz College named Paul Finkelman as the 11th president in the institution’s 122-year history. He succeeds Joy...

Young Adult’s Personal Experiences Help Others

The first time Cory Mandel heard of autism, his learning support teacher had pulled him out of the classroom to speak with him alone. “She...

House Committee Examines Anti-Semitism with Local Panel

State Rep. Kevin Boyle (D-District 172) hosted a House Democratic Policy Committee public hearing Nov. 28 to discuss how to combat the rise in...

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israeli Capital, Bringing US Policy ‘Back to Reality’

President Donald Trump formally recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday, breaking with decades of U.S. policy and enraging the Palestinians. Legal experts, Israeli...

Chestnut Hill Gallery Once Specializing in Israeli Art to Close After Nearly 30 Years

Business has been skyrocketing at Carol Schwartz Gallery. That’s probably because people are realizing they won’t be able to buy art there anymore after it...