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Jefferson Hospital Opens Shabbat Pantry

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital on March 4 cut the ribbon on a new Shabbat pantry. The pantry will allow Jewish patients and their families to...

Waiting on Transplants a Frustrating Experience

Eleven years ago, Judy Creed donated a kidney to her son, Jonah Selber. She puts it as casually and plainly as that. Asked about her...

Beef Bone Broth: Healthy and Versatile

Bone broth seems to be having its 15 minutes of fame these days. The name — bone broth — refers to a long-simmered concoction of...

‘93Queen’ Follows Chasidic Women EMS Group

93Queen is the story of women’s empowerment in a place you’d least expect it. That’s how first-time director Paula Eiselt introduced the documentary at a...
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If/Then Statements and Their Lasting Impact

Very often in life, we set stipulations for ourselves before we can or will begin a new task, hobby, challenge or endeavor. Are these...

Jewish Federation Hosts Hunger Summit

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is teaming up with Hazon Philadelphia on Nov. 11 to host “Hungry for Change: American and Israeli Strategies...

Women, Girls Connect at Pink Challah Bake

Young girls with pink aprons down to their feet frolicked around the room, while women of all ages exchanged greetings and schmoozed. Some wore...

JFCS Hosts Opioid Epidemic Panel

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia, which works to identify and raise awareness about key public health issues, has in recent years...

Stigma Around Mental Illness Pervades

With advances in the treatment of mental health disorders, many individuals are living prosperous lives. Those treatments include new therapies such as cognitive behavioral therapy...

BRCA Panel Discussion Set for Sept. 26

A panel discussion about BRCA mutations — which are linked to breast and ovarian cancer — is slated for Sept. 26 at the Kaiserman...