A national nonprofit recently sent eight fellows to Philly as part of a new 10-month long Jewish service-learning program designed to build connections among organizations and encourage others to volunteer.
Perelman Jewish Day School is launching a new financial assistance program aimed at helping families who make too much to qualify for other aid packages but still struggle to afford the private school tuition.
A new Orthodox high school for boys hoping to open next fall on the Main Line already has a site, a name and a principal. And when organizers hosted an open house to gauge interest last week, more than 150 people showed up.
Eric Berger has been a staff writer for the Jewish Exponent since August 2012.
Prior to that he spent six months interning at the Jerusalem Post and two years as news and online editor of the Boonville Daily News, a community newspaper in Missouri. He has also written for the St. Louis Beacon, an online newspaper covering the St. Louis area.
He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.