Local News

Hurricane Overload: Houston Rebuilds, Floridians Unsure of When to Return

Howard and Tammy Levene have been through a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. The couple, married last year, reside in Bay Harbor...

National News

Genetic Screening Urged During Tay-Sachs Awareness Month

September is Tay-Sachs Awareness Month and JScreen, a non-profit public health initiative based at Atlanta’s Emory University School of Medicine, is urging people at...

Hurricane Overload: Houston Rebuilds, Floridians Unsure of When to Return

Howard and Tammy Levene have been through a bit of a whirlwind, to say the least. The couple, married last year, reside in Bay Harbor...

News Briefs: Bacon Lawsuit; Charges for Death of MMA Fighter; Rabbi Says OK to...

Three Teens Charged in Death of Orthodox Jewish MMA Fighter A 16-year-old girl and two 18-year-old men were charged with first-degree murder in the July...

Arts

Author Shares Story of Life Undercover and Secret Missions

Imagine finding out one night that your husband, who you thought was leaving for classes every night, was actually an agent in the Mossad,...

‘Ruggedly Jewish’ a Search for One’s Identity

The last time Bob Garfield performed on stage was in the eighth grade. The show was the classic The Lottery, although the winning ticket...

A Look at the Jewish Justices at the Highest Court

Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court: From Brandeis to Kagan David Dalin $35, hardcover Brandeis University Press Who was the first president with the courage to nominate a...

Israel News

Israeli Aid Teams Deploy to Florida’s Hardest Hit Areas in Wake of Hurricane Irma

Israeli rescue and humanitarian aid groups have deployed to the hardest hit areas in Florida, including the Florida Keys and Naples areas, in the...

Terrorists on Jet Skis? Israeli Navy Trains for Potential Hezbollah Naval Assault

Israel’s Navy held a massive drill this week that included a simulated surprise attack by Hezbollah naval commandos on the Jewish state. The drill...

Summit Teaches How to Make the Negev Bloom

It comes down to basic math and logic. Of the 8.7 million people living in Israel, according to the latest numbers, the vast majority —...

130th

A Star is Born

The issue’s Arts & Entertainment section led off with a profile of the Philadelphia area’s Jarrod Spector, who gained fame playing Frankie Valli on...

September 2007 in the Exponent: Sports? At This Time of Year?

New Name Gets Inaugurated at Day School The Sept. 13, 2007 edition of the Jewish Exponent fell on Rosh Hashanah 5768, so a cover photo...

December ’56 in the Exponent: 40 Hungarian Jews Arrive in Philadelphia; Community Aid Mobilized...

The impact of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956 reached Philadelphia by year’s end, with the Dec. 28 Jewish Exponent reporting on the arrival of...