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PA Budget Struggles Continue, Jewish Education Programs Sustained For Now

The ongoing budget crisis the state has faced since approving a spending plan in late June is full of big numbers and bigger confusion...

Abrams Hebrew Academy Takes Science into the Great Outdoors

As helpful — and addictive — as watching an old VHS copy of Bill Nye the Science Guy during school was, there’s nothing quite...

Kohelet Yeshiva Opens Doors to K-8 and a Future for Innovation

It’s not every day that a high school is excited to introduce elementary- and middle-school students to its halls. But the tight-knit community of students...

Jewish Student to Spend Time in Vatican City

While many students engaging in study abroad programs do so to experience a new culture, few choose a religiously significant destination not in line...

Hillels Kick Off 2017-18 With New Programming

As the summer winds down, students are loading up their meal plans and preparing to head to college. And between new staff members and programming,...

Israel Advocacy Begins with Loving Appreciation in the Classroom, Educators Say

Building support for Israel is engrained in every Jewish day school across the country. So advocacy for the Holy Land begins at a young age,...

Penn State Adds Kosher Dining Option Starting Fall Semester

For students at Pennsylvania State University who keep kosher, the options have been slim pickings. Not anymore. Philadelphia native Aaron Goldberg was completing an internship in...

New Year Means New Renovations Back at School

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Stores are stocked with packs of pens and pencils, idolized superhero backpacks and pristine glue sticks. It’s...

Barrack Day School’s Influence Produced Most-Influential Rabbi

If you ask Newsweek, he’s one of the most influential rabbis in America. If you ask the Jerusalem Post, he’s one of the 50...

Homework Bar Subtracts Tutoring Stigma, Adds Engaging Environment

Bala Cynwyd’s hottest bar serves up multiplication instead of libations. The Homework Bar on Montgomery Avenue is a collaborative social learning environment for middle...