Saturday, March 28, 2015 Nisan 8, 5775

Eric Berger

Staff Writer
By: By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
Jewish day school attendees are on the rise nationally, with Orthodox students leading the trend, while local numbers have remained relatively flat.
From music to food to sustainability, budding entrepreneurs attempted to sell their business ventures to potential financers at a recent Tribe 12 event.
The state senator, who announced his candidacy for the Philadelphia mayoral race, has been a fixture at many points where the Jewish community and state politics intersect.
State Sen. Mike Stack's longstanding relationship with prominent Jews in the Northeast has been important to both the politician’s success and the interests of t he local Jewish community.
News of a prominent D.C. rabbi's voyeuristic transgressions has induced those involved with local mikvahs to raise awareness of their leadership structure and policies i n an effort to assuage concerns.


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 reporter and then 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.

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