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Sealing the College Deal

Jeremy Rudoler had finally moved college applications out of his consciousness last winter when the University of Pennsylvania emailed to say that early decisions...
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Gratz Goes Greek

Michail Kitsos is the first student to travel all the way from Greece to take classes at Gratz College's Melrose Park campus.He's also the...
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SPHAS Get Some Philly Recognition

The Philadelphia SPHAS, the long defunct South Philadelphia Hebrew Association's basketball team, are getting a historic plaque from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.The...
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Building Peace Between Faiths

  A local businessman is poised to become the first Muslim to serve on the Anti-Defamation League's regional board -- or any ADL board for...
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Moms the Word

Marla Leigh had always planned on having children. "Others dreamt about that wedding," said Leigh, a 42-year-old human resources consultant from Lower Merion. "I...
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Philly Presbyterians Reject Divestment

With the Presbyterian Church USA once again poised to debate divestment from companies that do business in Israel, the Presbytery of Philadelphia has adopted...
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March of the Living Marks 25 Years

The March of the Living celebrated its 25th anniversary last week with its traditional march from Auschwitz I to Birkenau on Yom Hashoah. Ten...
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Judicial Activism versus Restraint?

The retirement of Israel's Supreme Court chief justice is raising questions about which way the country's high court will turn.  Jerusalem It ordered the West Bank...

Area Students Head for Haiti

A group of students at Lower Merion High School are headed to Haiti on May 12 to build a new school in a rural...
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Spare Change

On a recent weekday morning, Eileen Sklaroff rolled her shopping cart through a well-stocked produce section at an enormous local supermarket. Despite the plentiful...