During a farewell tour of the American political scene, outgoing Israeli President Shimon Peres met with Congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia and discussed legislation to increase brain research cooperation.
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.