Friday, August 1, 2014 Av 5, 5774
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By receiving the approval of the Lower Merion Township Zoning Board, Stern Hebrew High School has cleared perhaps the last major hurdle in its effort to relocate from its current facility in Northeast Philadelphia to a 4-acre campus on the Main Line. If all goes according to plan, the institution will take over the building formerly occupied by Akiba Hebrew...
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Jared Shelly
It's easy to miss Harvey Pollack on TV, even though at this time of year, he's on almost every night. If you've watched a 76ers home game this year -- or any year of your life, for that matter -- you may have noticed the white-haired fellow in the background, sitting at the center of the scorer's table -- so...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
Soccer devotees in the City of Brotherly Love scored some winning goals themselves last week, as the home of American independence vied for the title of being home to the world's most popular sport. On Jan. 12, Philadelphia was among the 18 cities selected as finalists to host the World Cup, should the contest come to the United States in...
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
Taking a casual glance at the crowd gathered at the Wachovia Center during the Philadelphia 76ers game on Jan. 13, it was clear that the fans hadn't come together just to witness another matchup with division rivals, the New York Knicks. A group of guys with beards and yarmulkes were cheering on the home team. A group of girls were...
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Jon Marks, JE Feature
Omri Casspi knew it was time to put the "agony of defeat" aside and head out to meet his adoring public. Even though it was Erev Shabbat, a large contingent inside the Wachovia Center had stayed behind after his Sacramento Kings lost to the 76ers on Jan. 15. Once he left the Kings locker room and headed up the tunnel,...
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