Friday, November 28, 2014 Kislev 6, 5775

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Bowling was never a favorite pastime, Marnie Markowitz says, watching with amusement as a group of friends groan after a teammate misses a chance at a spare. Still, she came to this trendy Northern Liberties alley several years ago to check out the Jewish bowling league her sister had emailed her about, figuring it would be a good way to...
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The organized Jewish community is going up against Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett in an effort to stand up for food stamp recipients. The public opposition to the governor reflects an unusual situation for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition, groups that generally tend to work behind the scenes to lobby for their causes. At...
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Police are looking for at least two people believed responsible for anti-Semitic graffiti that was recently discovered at a Temple University Jewish fraternity. The epitaph, "F--- you Jews," spray-painted on the back of the Alpha Epsilon Pi house on North Broad Street, came less than a month after a coin-sized swastika was found etched into the aluminum siding of a...
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A little over a year after Gratz College stopped running a Florence Melton Adult Mini-School amid declining enrollment, the internationally acclaimed program is slated to return under the direction of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy.
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In 30 years at Arcadia University in Glenside, physical therapy professor Jan Tecklin can't recall any students studying in Israel, despite the fact that the university is known for its study abroad program. As a local Jew, Tecklin said, "that makes me crazy," so he made it a personal mission to change that. On March 10, he and fellow professor...
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