April 19, 2013 7:58pm
For one Jewish family in the Boston “war zone,” Shabbat preparations followed a night of gunfire and explosions.
June 28, 2011 12:45pm
Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent has been named the best overall weekly newspaper in the state of Pennsylvania and in the Philadelphia region by professional organizations.
November 15, 2010 8:40pm
Vice President Joe Biden, Jerry Seinfeld and Bette Midler headlined a festive opening weekend for the new National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.
October 27, 2010 8:19pm
Pressure is mounting on a state-funded university in Pennsylvania to repudiate the views of a professor who has called for the destruction of Israel and promoted denial of the Holocaust.
November 23, 2009 9:12pm
A faculty strike at a Jewish day school in suburban Philadelphia appears to be over.
November 16, 2009 9:27pm
Faculty at a Philadelphia-area Jewish day school took to the picket line, carrying out their threat to strike.
December 17, 2008 9:17pm
Jerry Sorkin, a Philadelphia-area businessman who promotes travel to Tunisia and has strong Jewish ties there, has filed a report of an unusual and colorful gathering of Tunisian Jews paying homage to a revered scholar who, according to legend, drank himself to death after his wife burned all of his collected works. Here’s the gist…
December 17, 2008 8:34pm
Hundreds gathered at the Jewish cemetery in Tunis to pay homage to a revered scholar who, according to legend, drank himself to death after his wife burned all of his collected work.
December 15, 2008 9:01pm
While the story of Sandra Samuels, the nanny who managed to escape with the 2-year-old son of the Chabad couple murdered in Mumbai, has made international headlines, the story of Zakir Hussain, who shared her 13-hour ordeal standing between two refrigerators while intermittent firing continued, is little known, The Indian Express reports. Meanwhile, an American…
December 9, 2008 9:14pm
A N.Y. professor who grew up in India found himself in the surreal position of talking by phone to the terrorists holed up at the Chabad House in Mumbai. He recounts the details in a Forward essay. He had heard about the attacks and: Then my nephew called. He told me that the Chabad-Lubavitch movement…