An all-expenses-paid educational program for Jewish high school students sponsored by the Israeli government recently opened an office in Philadelphia, and the Technion also launched a new master's program in English.
Some 200 Jewish fans attended the debut Jewish Heritage Night at the 76ers run by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, and enjoyed themselves — even as their team fell to a 17th straight loss.
Amishai Gottlieb, a Mt. Airy native, joined the Jewish Exponent as a multimedia reporter in January 2014.
He made aliyah in 2006 and served as a paratrooper in the IDF. After his army service Amishai worked as a breaking news editor for the Jerusalem Post and he completed his B.A. in English Literature at Bar Ilan University in 2013.
He moved back to the Philadelphia area in November 2013.