Hesh’s, a popular bakery in the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia, has closed abruptly.
There’s a new leader of the Philadelphia chapter of the country’s largest Muslim advocacy group, and he’s Jewish.
Nearly 1 in 40 American Jews of Eastern European descent carries the BRCA 1 and 2 mutation which increases the risk of certain cancers, including breast and ovarian.
As the world watched images of families dying from chemical weapons in Syria, a Jewish woman from Boston who survived the Holocaust was asking herself how this could happen again.
No one has ever found a Fountain of Youth, but today’s search focuses, not in Florida, but our genes.
An exhibit of Spanish Jewish culture kicks off Sunday at the Gershman Y on Broad Street and there will be a free opening reception on Feb. 21st.
This week marks the Jewish New Year of Trees. Whether you celebrate it or not, it’s a good reminder to pay attention to the trees where you live.
For those who don’t celebrate Christmas, there’s much more to do these days than just a movie and Chinese food.
If you are needing a well-deserved break from the kitchen, here are some great places to eat kosher around town.
The acquisition ends a 30 year mystery related to one of Philadelphia’s most prominent Jewish American families.
Michael Herskovitz does not remember everything about his teenage years, but he will never forget the day Nazis forced him from his Czechoslovakia home early one Saturday morning in 1944.
Nearly 1000 Jewish teenagers teamed up to take at a shot at the record for most dreidels spinning at the same time in the same room.
A man was taken into custody after using a loud speaker to make threats towards President Obama and people of Jewish descent in North Philadelphia Monday evening.
A new website invites users to decide what is “Most Jewish?”