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What a College Trip to Israel Taught Me About Racism and Anti-Semitism

It was billed to me as “the trip of a lifetime.” In the summer of 2012, I received an all-expenses-paid trip to Israel hosted by […]

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Palestinian Protest Leader Explains Why the Philadelphia Orchestra Should Stay Out of Israel

This article has been updated with a response from the Philadelphia Orchestra, which appears in its entirety at the bottom of the piece. We have […]

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Philly Boxer Damon Feldman Wants to Fight Israeli Flag Vandal

While detectives and the District Attorney’s office try to sort out just what the hell happened on Tuesday, when the Israeli flag on the Benjamin […]

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Police Arrest Man Seen Defacing Israeli Flag on Parkway With a Paint Gun

A 26-year-old man is in custody after police say he was caught spraying red paint on the Israeli flag that flies on the Benjamin Franklin […]

Foobooz

Watch Michael Solomonov Search for Israeli Cuisine on the Big Screen

Nationally speaking, Michael Solomonov is the current face of Philly food. He’s our chef. The one who got so big, he was capable of turning the country’s […]

Business

Report: American Airlines Cut Philly-to-Israel Route to Boost Ties to Arab Airlines

When American Airlines announced that it was eliminating direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv, the company blamed the economics. In fact, American Airlines claims […]

Business

Nutter’s International Trip Hopes to Lure Businesses to Philly

Mayor Michael Nutter is once again leaving Philadelphia — this time going to Frankfurt, Germany and Tel Aviv, Israel in an effort to lure businesses […]

Foobooz

Go To Israel with Michael Solomonov

Is this the year you take the trip of a lifetime? If you’ve got an extra $7,829 lying around and a hankering for hummus, then […]

City

Missing N.J. Student Found Dead in Israel

The body of a New Jersey yeshiva student was found in a Jeruslaem forest, Israeli authorities said. Aaron Sofer, 23, had been missing since last […]

City

Pro-Israel Student Assaulted on Temple’s Campus

A Temple student was assaulted on move-in day on Wednesday afternoon. Police say the victim was called an anti-Semitic slur and punched before the assailant […]

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PHOTOS: Gaza Protests at LOVE Park

As the conflict in Gaza intensifies, on Wednesday afternoon around 1,500 protesters gathered at LOVE Park to show support for their side. On one side of the block […]

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FAA Suspends Flights to Israel

Many U.S. airlines have canceled their flights to Tel Aviv, due to safety and security concerns. The FAA has now ordered all U.S. carriers to […]

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Temple, Drexel Join Condemnation of Academic Boycott of Israel

The Temple News reports: “A statement signed by President Theobald and Provost Hai-Lung Dai opposing a boycott of Israeli academic institutions by the American Studies […]

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Will Israel Close Its Philadelphia Consulate?

Last month, the Jerusalem Post reported that Israel was seriously contemplating closing its Philadelphia consulate on JFK Boulevard. Why?

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What’s So Special About Israel?

  There are few policy positions in Washington that enjoy such broad-based consensus across the partisan spectrum as the belief in America’s unmitigated commitment to […]