Passover is one of the most important Jewish holidays of the year. It is a
What Muslim Life In America Really Looks Like
The diversity of Muslims in the United States is vast, and so is the breadth of the Muslim American experience. Relaying short anecdotes representative of their everyday lives, nine Muslim Americans demonstrate both the adversities and blessings of Muslim American life.
Adventure travelers leading way in Nepal’s tourism recovery: Travel Weekly
Avid trekkers who accounted for much of the country’s tourism dollars prior to the quakes are combining trekking and voluntourism efforts.
Attic Wednesday Sale 10/30/13
You change and save lives. All proceeds from The Attic support the work of The Advocates. Thank you for helping us build a compassionate community, where people of all ages know that healthy relationships are based in respect, safety, and dignity.
John Matheson mulling challenge against Christenson for mayor
Story by Diti Kohli John Matheson, four-term city councillor for Ward 3, said he will decide whether to launch an official bid for mayor before May. In a phone interview, the prospective candidate …
Red Cross Helps Devastated Communities
Our hearts are with the people of Alabama, where dangerous tornadoes touched down Sunday, causing fatalities and injuries. The American Red Cross is on the ground, helping people impacted by these deadly storms.
Survey of Social Entrepreneurship Community Reveals Emerging Trends
Last summer, the Skoll Foundation surveyed our Board, partners, and Awardees about trends and issues influencing the work of social entrepreneurs and other change agents. As a curator of the Skoll World Forum program, I wanted to identify important themes to cover and people to include at the 2017 Skoll World Forum, to build an […]
It’s not just Kellyanne: How news organizations inadvertently spread “alternative facts”
The way they construct stories makes it likely that readers will believe things that aren’t true
I Am the Black Woman Who Interrupted the Netroots Presidential Town Hall, and This Is Why
Black organizers claimed our rightful place at the front of the progressive movement.
Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
There is a light that connects us. It’s the light of caring, kindness and compassion, steeped in the tradition of mitzvot and tikkun olam. It’s the light of our rich Jewish heritage of knowledge, history and culture, carried from generation to generation. It’s a guiding light we shine to lead the way forward in a storm. At Jewish Federation, bolstered by our seven core attributes, we Carry the Light by serving vulnerable populations, inspiring community engagement, and promoting Jewish life and learning. How do you Carry the Light in your everyday life? Find out more about how you can Carry the Light with us.