National Museum of American Jewish History
Abbas Khalaf, a native of Iraq, had a dramatic journey to resettle in the United States, finding his way to Northampton, Pa.
The new show, running at the National Museum of American Jewish History, highlights the decades-long career of celebrity and fashion photographer Richard Avedon.
“I’m drinking water today,” she said at a candidates’ forum in Old City, “something I almost never do.”
A spokeswoman says Washington’s letter restating his now-famous famous words, “to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance,” underscored his committment to freedom.
“The event used to be called being Jewish at Christmas, but why limit it to just Jewish audiences,” says Emily August, director of public programs at the museum. “This way you can fill in any blank you are.”
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Children had the opportunity to be a KYW News Anchor at the Chasing Dreams Mall Extravaganza in Philadelphia, PA on June 15th, 2014.
“It has a lot of wetness to it — a whole lot of rain, so it’s more wet than the other snow,” noted one man who was clearing a sidewalk in center city Philadelphia.
Traditionally, there’s not a lot that’s open on Christmas Day, but the National Museum of American Jewish History was.
Some area Jewish families played host this weekend to a group of school kids from Tennessee who came all the way to Philadelphia to learn about the Jewish life and history.
There are local events that help teach the story of Passover, as well as other ways families can celebrate and learn about Jewish culture.
Many of the artists worked as part of the Works Progress Administration, which supported workers during the depression. They used vibrant colors to tell showcase life amid layoffs, food shortages, housing crises and the escalating anti-Semitism.
The exhibit opened on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s actual birthday, January 15th, to honor his legacy.
For those who don’t celebrate Christmas, there’s much more to do these days than just a movie and Chinese food.
These are the top activities in the region for the holiday known as the Festival of Lights.