The Jewish new year and Simchat Torah’s celebration of the return to the start of the annual cycle of Torah readings provided the perfectly-timed backdrop for a “beginnings” themed exhibit at the Rosenbach Museum and Library.
Philly's comedy scene has grown so big that there's even a school for those who want to learn how to be comedians. The founder of Philadelphia Comedy Academy describes the "magnetic attraction" between Judaism and comic entertainment.
Greg Salisbury first came to the Exponent as an intern at Inside magazine. He has been the editor of Special Sections since 2000, the editor of Inside magazine since 2008 and the Arts and Culture editor since 2012.
He was born in Philadelphia, and has lived up and down the Eastern Seaboard.