If helping to fight hunger isn’t enough reason to volunteer with the Jewish Relief Agency, the nonprofit organization has created another incentive — another feather you can put in your cap — or crown.
In a gritty artistic battle where most of the poets alluded to life in urban, low-income areas, students from the private, Main Line Kohelet Yeshiva held their own at the recent city slam league finals.
Eric Berger has been a staff writer for the Jewish Exponent since August 2012.
Prior to that he spent six months interning at the Jerusalem Post and two years as reporter and then news and online editor of the Boonville Daily News, a community newspaper in Missouri. He has also written for the St. Louis Beacon, an online newspaper covering the St. Louis area.
He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.