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Netanyahu Questioned for Fifth Time by Investigators Amid Corruption Probes

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was questioned for a fifth time on Thursday amid ongoing corruption probes. Netanyahu was interviewed for four hours at his...

Jewish Leaders Appalled as Rutgers Calls Employing Assad Defender ‘Academic Freedom’

Jewish leaders are strongly criticizing Rutgers University for employing a longtime Syrian government official to teach in its political science department. Dr. Mazen Adi, who...

Bartos Drops Senate Bid to Run for Lieutenant Governor

Republican real estate developer Jeff Bartos announced Nov. 9 that he is abandoning his run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Bob Casey...

Penn-Pioneered Jewish Heritage Programs Expand to Penn State, Look for Connections

Almost 25 years after Jewish Heritage Programs formed on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus to entice Jewish students looking for a way to be...

Philadelphia Jewish Community to Fête Bud Newman

The guest of honor at the Nov. 15 Main Event at the Kimmel Center isn’t necessarily a fan of the spotlight. “This is not really...

Clergy Grasp How to be Confidants for Alzheimer’s Community

With the number of Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease expected to rise — from 5 million to 16 million by 2050 — advocacy is...

Former Temple Hoops Captain, Youth Coach Harold Reinfeld Dies at 86

Everyone said Harold “Hotsy” Reinfeld always made sure to take care of his “kids.” Those included his own children as well as hundreds of kids...

‘Finding the Hidden City’ Illuminates Philadelphia History

A lot can change in 100 years. And if you look at Philadelphia in 1917 and 2017, there are plenty of changes, many hidden in...

Groups See Surge in Activism Since 2016 Election

Rebecca Ennen clearly remembers the raw emotions of the day following Donald Trump’s election. Ennen, deputy director of the progressive nonprofit Jews United for Justice,...

News Briefs: Anti-Semitism, Census Data and More

RSVP Philadelphia Collecting Coupons for Military Personnel To help overseas military personnel, RSVP Philadelphia is asking area residents to donate unused manufacturers’ food coupons to...