Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775

Torah Academy Girls High School has received a pledge of $4.5 million toward a future move from its shared home with the Orthodox grade school in Wynnewood to an independent facility, the school recently announced. The magnitude of the gift, from Ted and Phyllis Kosloff, is predicated on the future building being located in or near Lower Merion Township, according...
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Valerie Khmelnitsky has lived in the United States for 20 years, but her social circle is still comprised almost entirely of other Jews born in the former Soviet Union.
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While many of Max Gering's friends this week headed off to the Poconos and beyond to make up bunk beds next to old friends, the soon-to-be senior at Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy flew to Ghana with a group of 15 strangers.
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The winners of the 38th Annual Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition were recognized for their distinctive expressions of two- and three-dimensional art, poetry, prose, music, multi-media and dance during a recent reception at the Moore College of Art and Design. More than 400 7-12th-grade students from public, private and parochial schools throughout the Greater Philadelphia area participated in the competition,...
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The Old York Road Revitalization Group, a coalition of synagogues hoping to bolster Jewish life in Elkins Park and the surrounding area, has hired the consulting group affiliated with the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania. Plagued by a growing sense that many younger families are choosing to move elsewhere, the group is seeking a plan to...
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