iShofar AppThe sound the iShofar app makes is taken directly from the app creator's own shofar - and recreates three different traditional calls.
Popular Philadelphia Kosher Bakery Closes Its Doors After More Than 50 YearsHesh's, a popular bakery in the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia, has closed abruptly.
Philadelphia Chapter Of Muslim Advocacy Group Sparks Controversy With Appointment Of New LeaderThere’s a new leader of the Philadelphia chapter of the country’s largest Muslim advocacy group, and he’s Jewish.
Local Synagogue To Host A Public Event To Raise Awareness On An Inherited Cancer GeneNearly 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.
84-Year-Old Holocaust Survivor Remembers Oskar Schindler On 20th Anniversary Of FilmAs 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.
New Article Sheds Light On The Quest For Long LifeNo one has ever found a Fountain of Youth, but today's search focuses, not in Florida, but our genes.
Local Exhibit Looks At Spanish Jewish CultureAn 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.
Honoring The New Year Of TreesThis 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.
National Museum Of American Jewish History Hosts 'Annual Day Of Family Fun'For those who don't celebrate Christmas, there's much more to do these days than just a movie and Chinese food.
Top Spots For Kosher Food In PhiladelphiaIf you are needing a well-deserved break from the kitchen, here are some great places to eat kosher around town.
Rosenbach Museum Uses Blog Post To Solve Portrait MysteryThe acquisition ends a 30 year mystery related to one of Philadelphia's most prominent Jewish American families.
Holocaust Survivor Recounts Liberation On Day Of RemembranceMichael 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.