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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...
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Brotherhood Upends Mubarak Legacy

Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi is the declared winner of Egypt's presidential race and his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, reportedly continues to lie near death...

Funders Team Up To Boost Day Schools

The Narberth-based Kohelet Foundation is teaming up with the national AVI CHAI Foundation to provide up to $3 million in matching funds in an...
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Slam Dunk of a Decision

Philadelphia lawyer or San Antonio warrior?In the jump ball that is life and careers, Glenn Fine of Melrose Park saw it as no contest...
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Shamir Recalled as Era’s ‘Most Underrated Politician’

 When Yitzhak Shamir was Israel's prime minister, he liked to point American visitors to a gift he received when he retired as director of...
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Will Healthy Debate Continue?

Audrey Ross breathed a huge sigh of relief when she heard that the U.S. Supreme Court had upheld President Barack Obama's health care law...
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Two-Sided Budget

For Philadelphia's organized Jewish community, this might well be a tale of two state budgets.The first represents the best of times: Pennsylvania's $27.66 billion...
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Jewish Museum Hosts a Camp Reunion, Including Very Own ‘Fire’

There were no marshmallows to roast, no mosquitoes to ward off and no heat emanating from the "fire." Still, a small group of young...
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In the Beginning

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Reform movement's ordination of the first female rabbi, the National Museum of American Jewish History last...