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Philadelphia Chapter Of Muslim Advocacy Group Sparks Controversy With Appointment Of New Leader

There’s a new leader of the Philadelphia chapter of the country’s largest Muslim advocacy group, and he’s Jewish.

10/23/2013

(Israeli soldiers stand guard by an Iron Dome defense system launch site in Tel Aviv, Israel.  Credit: Uriel Sinai/ Getty Images)

Philadelphia Travelers to Israel Seem Undeterred By Mideast Flareup

The fighting at the Israeli-Gaza border doesn’t seemed to have discouraged Philadelphia area travelers who have been planning visits to the region.

11/19/2012

Dida Pelled Band hits the stage at the Israeli JazzPhest. (credit: Molly Daly)

Renewed Conflict Between Israel And Hamas Hits Close To Home

The current violent conflict between Israel and Hamas was on the minds of fans attending an Israeli JazzPhest brunch concert at World Cafe Live in West Philadelphia on Sunday.

11/18/2012

Israel Warns Hamas After Rocket Fire

Israel’s prime minister issued a stern warning Sunday to Gaza’s Hamas rulers after a weekend of rocket attacks from the Palestinian territory on Israeli communities.

08/01/2010