A sitting American justice from the state of the Pittsburgh massacre speaks out on First Amendment rights, Christchurch, and the dangers of a pivotal moment in our history
When Temple Hadar Israel in New Castle, Pennsylvania, closed its doors, most of its ritual objects were disbursed to other congregations. What was left was buried in a cemetery.
And the book that may have inspired the Squirrel Hill massacre
A moving remembrance of growing up as one of the few African-Americans in Pittsburgh’s ‘shtetl’ neighborhood, where every Shabbat is a special day, and every day can be Shabbat
With a purple kippah and a sense of humor, Michael Pollack is marching on Harrisburg
Progressive lawmaker Daylin Leach asks whether body would meet on Christmas
Each year during Sukkot, Hershey Park hosts a day of kosher festivities
Sophie Masloff, elected in 1988, was also the city’s first female leader
Congregations of Ner Zedek a target of anti-Semitic vandalism in the past
Plus a contemporary cause on ancient walls, and more in the news
Bennet and Sestak may come from behind to win
But issue’s real resonance may appear in ’12
Plus yes that is a creepy Sharon sculpture, and more
Poor Shavuot, the Ortho-politico, and more
How the heir to an Orthodox rabbinical dynasty landed in Pennsylvania’s Senate race
For this he changed parties?
How Jews both segregated and integrated Levittown
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