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Church Finds Sanctuary at a Shul

St. Peter's Church, a historic Old City Episcopalian congregation that celebrated its 250th anniversary last year, is currently holding services at Society Hill Synagogue.Church...

Groups Commission Local Camp Survey

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Foundation for Jewish Camp are surveying local families to find out what attracts or deters them...
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Climbing Kilimanjaro and Helping Kenyans

Though never much of a hiker, Avi Lazar will be traveling to Tanzania on Aug. 26 where he'll attempt to climb the more than...
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Local Pair Pedals Concern for ALS

More than 13,000 miles. Twenty countries. One tandem bike.This is how Wynnewood couple Len and Susan Lodish have spent their vacations over the last...

Local Rabbi at Odds With Catholic League Head

A local rabbi who is no stranger to controversy has called on the Catholic community to condemn what he called an anti-Semitic email written...
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Reflecting on Central High

Sheldon Pavel puffed on his pipe as he sat in his air-conditioned office, wearing shorts, sneakers and a burgundy Central High School T-shirt. With...
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Starting-Up Leaders

From an educational standpoint, Sara Landman's first start-up could be deemed a success. Over the past academic year, 10 families participated in the free...

Swastika Banner Riles Beachgoers

Despite purportedly good intentions, a banner bearing a swastika embedded in a star of David that was flown along the New Jersey and New...
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Netting Goals for Israeli Lacrosse

The six ponytailed young women in Tel Aviv's Hayarkon Park tossed balls back and forth as they ran down the field, catching and cradling...
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Senate Hopeful Bats for Israel

Tom Smith, the Republican hoping to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), may not be familiar with the Yiddish term mensch -- at least...