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Day Schools Balance Innovation and Convention

Jewish day schools in the area have plenty of new wrinkles to iron out this year. The beginning of every school year also represents an...
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Why Some Public School Parents Are Switching To Jewish Day Schools

The Martells are among the many Jewish families who are making the switch this fall from public school to Jewish day school. When Ali Martell’s...
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13 Perelman Teachers Take Early Retirement Option

The move comes a year after a dispute over the day school’s board decision to no longer recognize the teacher’s union. The Perelman Jewish Day...
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Stamford Student’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue

Two months after the student government at UCLA raised concerns over the Jewish background of Rachel Beyda, a similar incident has emerged at Stanford...
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Hillel Again Taking Heat Over Limiting Israel Debate

Hillel President Eric Fingerhut’s decision to withdraw from the upcoming J Street conference has again drawn Hillel into conflict over the boundaries of acceptable...
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Swarthmore Students Drop Hillel Name But Ties Expected to Continue

The move comes after Hillel International threatens legal action if Swarthmore students host supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel. Students at...
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And the Winner of Israel’s Election Is …

The students at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr held a mock Israeli election just days before the real thing taking place...
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North Philly School Hosts Holocaust-Related Play

The Gesu School, an independent Catholic, Jesuit school, hosted the Holocaust-oriented "Butterfly Project," presented by the Wolf Performing Arts Center of Wynnewood.  Gesu School, an...
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MBA Matchmakers: Program Connects Business Students With Internships in Israel

A new nonprofit that offers business internships in Israel is the brainchild of two Harvard University-educated women, including one from Philadelphia. It’s no secret that business...
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Jews Join Pope and Democrats With Conventions in Philadelphia

The Jewish world is converging on Philadelphia, with two big national gatherings happening this week and next. Rabbi Micah Lapidus is logging plenty of frequent...