Monday, August 3, 2015 Av 18, 5775

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Jewish Exponent Staff
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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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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A Jewish Federation-led interfaith mission to Israel may have changed a number of minds -- and hearts -- among participants.
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What do the high-flying Jibali African Acrobats of Kenya -- who recently entertained fans at a Detroit Pistons game -- have to do with the ancient story of Queen Esther? Stumped? The traveling troop's hi-jinks will be a featured part of Chabad of the Main Line's "Purim in the Jungle" program March 8, the religious organization's refashioning of the traditional...
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Douglas M. Bloomfield, Jewish Exponent Feature
With a record-setting gathering expected for the upcoming AIPAC forum in Washington, D.C., all eyes will be on Iran -- and what means can be taken to control its nuclear ambitions.
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