Local News

Renowned Psychologist, Montgomery County Community College Professor Dies at 96

If you glanced at psychologist Martin Gelman’s notes, you’d probably think they were gibberish. “He used to keep his patient notes in Yiddish,” said his...

National News

After Trump Decertifies Iran Deal, Congress Must Decide its Future

In fulfilling a key campaign pledge, President Donald Trump announced in a White House speech Friday he decertified the Iranian nuclear deal as part...

Watchdog Plans Protest over Center for Jewish History’s Hosting of Anti-Zionist Group

The grassroots watchdog group JCCWatch.org is planning a protest outside New York City’s Center for Jewish History over an upcoming event in which the...

Wisconsin the Latest State to Introduce Anti-BDS Legislation

Two Republican state lawmakers in Wisconsin last week introduced legislation to prohibit businesses from engaging in boycotts of Israel as a condition of any...

Arts

Get Your Jazz Hands Ready for a Big Band Salute Performance

If you think La La Land brought jazz music back in the mainstream, Bruce Klauber would probably tell you it never left. He got his...

Dreyfus Affair the Theme of Art Exhibit

Cheryl Harper will never forget her first experience with anti-Semitism. “When I was 6 years old and in first grade a boy came up to...

Book Reviews: Pirates, Parrots, Prisoners and Protagonists Prove (Predominantly) Pleasing

Pirate and Parrot Make A Pleasing Team Yiddish for Pirates Gary Barwin $18, paperback Vintage Canada No matter how many times you’ve read the likes of Chaucer’s colorful characters,...

Israel News

High Time for Israel’s Flagship Medical Cannabis Conference to go Global

While international interest in Israel’s groundbreaking medical cannabis sector grows, a leading Israeli player in that space will take its flagship annual event overseas...

Israel a Rising Star in Space and Satellite Technology

Adding to Israel’s existing reputation as the “start-up nation” and a major hub of innovation, the Jewish state is a rising star in space...

Following US, Israel Orders Foreign Ministry to Ready for UNESCO Withdrawal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered the foreign ministry to begin preparing to withdraw from UNESCO, following the U.S. announcement it will leave...

130th

Did Don Draper Work for the Exponent?

A Page 3 article wouldn’t pass muster today. Consider the headline: El Al’s Blonde Instructress Could Make Any Man Fly, with a kicker of Tania,...

January ’65 in the Exponent: ACLU Assails Protests Against Sale of WXUR

I Was Eyes to the Blind Why was the Jewish Exponent leading its Jan. 29, 1965 issue with a story about the American Civil...

Travolta ‘Twin’ Steps Lively

By 1981, the disco craze was in its death throes, but don’t tell that to Rick Marks. The 22-year-old from Northeast Philadelphia had just won...