Advertisement
Home Headlines

Headlines

New Local Film Festival Focuses on Sustainability and the Environment

Leonardo DiCaprio is coming to Philly Earth Day weekend. Well, not physically. But you can see Before the Flood — the documentary in which he...

News Briefs, the Week of April 20, 2017

Jewish Exponent Wins Three Keystone SPJ Spotlight Contest Awards Jewish Exponent staffers won three awards in the 2017 Keystone Society of Professional Journalists Spotlight Contest. News...

Men With Local Ties Play Key Role in NFL Draft Preparations

When NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell steps onto the stage at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on April 27 to announce the first draft pick,...

1917 Jewish Exponent Shares Both Similarities and Differences with Today

So, what were you doing 100 years ago today? Of course, there probably aren’t many around to answer that question, and those who could were...

50 Weeks of Doing Good Deeds Leads to Newfound Commitment

Celebrating a big birthday doesn’t always mean lavish parties or going out for a fancy dinner. For Radnor’s Julie Savitch, turning 50 presented a unique...

JCCs Re-evaluate Security Plans Post Threats

Jewish community centers across the country are reassessing their security protocols after the recent waves of called-in bomb threats, but for JCCs, synagogues and...

Exponent Has Served as Community Witness and Chronicler for 130 Years

Eighteen-hundred-and-eighty-seven. It wasn’t an especially exciting year in history — no world wars were started, no nation-states were born — but a number of things...

Jewish Exponent Wins Three Keystone SPJ Spotlight Contest Awards

Jewish Exponent staffers won three awards in the 2017 Keystone Society of Professional Journalists Spotlight Contest. News Editor Liz Spikol won a second-place award in...
Gershman Y Rectangle.jpg

Battle Over Gershman Y Designation Gets 30-Day Delay

It might not have seemed like the beginning of a war — taking place, as it did, in a drab meeting room in the...

Jewish Values Inform Candidates’ Quest for Office

With dozens of names on the ballot, instructions that read like math problems and a ballot question whose wording challenges even superior reading comprehension...