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When Pets Die, Jewish Owners Have Options

By Adam Reinherz  Death and dying is the hallmark of Sharon Ryave Brody’s business. As vice president and supervisor of Ralph Schugar Chapel, Pittsburgh’s Jewish funeral home,...

Temple’s Dean of Dentistry Honored by Jewish Dental Fraternity

Albert Einstein … Jonas Salk … Hadassah Medical Organization … The 2017 recipient of the Alpha Omega (AO) International Jewish International Dental Fraternity Achievement Medal...

News Briefs, the Week of April 13, 2017

Professor Retires After 42 Years at Gratz College Saul Wachs, the Rosaline B. Feinstein Professor of Education and Liturgy at Gratz College, is retiring after...

Jewish Law Day Analyzed BDS Within Legal Scope

Eugene Kontorovich prefers to not call the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel a movement at all. “It’s called the BDS movement for...

If You Fall, Israeli Technology Will Catch You

BEERSHEVA, ISRAEL — The future is here, and it involves your bubbe playing video games with a talking robot. OK, let’s backtrack. There’s incredible technology coming...

Passover Seders the New Norm at PA Governor’s Residence

HARRISBURG — The freshly painted state dining room in the governor’s mansion was full of lively conversation and political discussion, plenty of wine (four...

Falafel at the Center of Newest CookNSolo Venture

It opened on April Fool’s Day, but the popularity of Michael Solomonov and Steven Cook’s latest venture is no joke. The restaurateurs behind Zahav, Dizengoff,...

Samuel Domsky’s Annual Mitzvah Marks 20 Years of Feeding the Poor at Passover

Matzo … borscht … applesauce ... chicken broth ... tuna fish ... coffee ... a handmade card ... calendar ... cheese ... apple ......

New Rabbi Glenn Ettman Helps Congregation Or Ami See the Light

Like the congregation he now serves as head rabbi — having had the “interim” tag removed from his title — Glenn Ettman has seen...

Final Review for Gershman Y Building Scheduled for April 13

On April 13, the University of the Arts-owned building at 401-11 S. Broad St. — home to the Gershman Y — will get its...