(JTA) — Vandals spray painted illegible graffiti on the front of a Philadelphia mikvah building. The mikvah, a Jewish ritual bath, currently is under construction in the middle of a strip mall in the Somerton neighborhood of Philadelphia, the local CBS affiliate reported. There are about one dozen other storefronts in the strip mall, but…
(JTA) — The stained-glass windows of a Philadelphia synagogue were shattered by rocks for the second time in two months. Rocks the size of a baseball were thrown through three windows at Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai, a nearly century-old Conservative synagogue in the city’s historic Tacony neighborhood, shortly before 7:30 p.m. Friday, the Philadelphia Inquirer…
A few hours after Donald Trump clinched his victory in the presidential contest, anti-Semitic graffiti celebrating the leader appeared on a storefront in South Philadelphia.
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The picture of the policeman began to circulate around the internet after Evan Matthews, a Philadelphia resident, posted the picture, along with an explanation of why he thought the tattoo was referencing Nazism, on Facebook.
The Philadelphia police department is investigating after an image of an officer with what looks like a Nazi-style tattoo on his forearm circulated online.
Eli was inspired to create his nonprofit organization, HeroesX, by the central theme of the book, that many of the world’s greatest challenges are overcome by a combination of innovation and growing access to technology.
A community meeting in a gentrifying neighborhood of Philadelphia was forced to end abruptly after local activists hurled anti-Semitic comments at Jewish real estate developers.
In a budget-cutting move, Israel is closing five of its diplomatic offices around the world.
Arlin M. Adams, my great-uncle and lifelong mentor, died peacefully at his home in Philadelphia last night. His accomplishments as a lawyer, advocate and public servant were nothing short of extraordinary.