The abrupt layoff of all editorial staffers at Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent, the second-oldest Jewish newspaper in America, has highlighted the dire situation of local Jewish publications struggling to stay afloat.
The Philadelphia Jewish Exponent has reportedly laid off its entire editorial staff after being taken over by a media group that publishes Jewish papers in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
A suburban Philadelphia Jewish day school that closed down its teachers union has offered early retirement packages to more than half its faculty members.
The Amtrak train that hurtled off the tracks in Philadelphia left a trail of broken bodies and dreams. Among the dead are at least two Jews, both with inspirational life stories.
Justin Zemser, a 20-year-old Jewish midshipman at the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland, was one of at least seven passengers killed in a deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia.
The story of Jewish Philadelphia is one of immigrant hardship and breakthrough success. Julia M. Klein tells it through 9 objects and images.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Hillel deny they did an end run around strict national pro-Israel guidelines when they hosted a co-sponsored event with a pro-Palestinian student group.
Pennsylvania has a history of pioneering Jews: the first movie theater in the world in Pittsburgh, and the Marx Brothers’ first show in Philadelphia are just two of them.
An ad campaign featuring an image of Adolf Hitler and linking Islam to Nazism could soon appear on Philadelphia-area buses after a court ruling this week that forces the regional transit authority to accept the campaign.
Philadelphia’s Jewish federation has named its top marketing official as the new publisher of the city’s local Jewish newspaper, The Jewish Exponent.