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Disunifying, destructive, dangerous - Biden's outrageous speech

Biden is creating a dangerous situation, throwing gasoline on an already simmering, divisive country. Op-ed

Disunifying, destructive, dangerous - Biden's outrageous speech

Biden: MAGA forces are determined to take this country backwards

US President accuses Trump supporters of seeking to take the United States "backwards", urges Americans to protect democracy.

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Jewish Temple University student targeted by roommate

Jewish student at Temple University shocked to receive antisemitic text from new roommate.

Jewish Temple University student targeted by roommate

2 Democratic lawmakers carjacked carjacked within 24 hours

Illinois State Senate Majority Leader and Pennsylvania Congresswoman both have their cars stolen less than a day apart.

2 Democratic lawmakers carjacked at gunpoint within 24 hours

Philadelphia woman gives birth inside Tesla on autopilot

Woman becomes first known case of a mother having a baby in a Tesla while driving on autopilot, with nav set to reach the hospital.

Philadelphia woman gives birth inside Tesla on autopilot

Top Philadelphia official accused of making antisemitic comments resigns

Michael Rashid, commerce director for Philadelphia, quits after calling 'Schindler's List' movie "Jewish propaganda".

Top Philadelphia official resigns over antisemitic comments

Snakes on a train – Philadelphia-style

City of Brotherly Love? – not quite. Op-ed.

Snakes on a train – Philadelphia-style

ZOA calls out Philadelphia libraries for anti-Israel content targeting children

After Philadelphia Jewish community discovers libraries promoting extreme anti-Israel content to children, ZOA calls out library system.

ZOA calls out Philadelphia libraries for anti-Israel content

Anti-Semitic graffiti found on back of store in downtown Philadelphia

Hateful statements on the back of a store in upscale area of the city in the process of being removed.

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Philly group apologizes for removing Israeli food truck from event

‘Our actions were ignorant and inexcusable,' says Philadelphia group which removed and Israeli food truck from a festival.

Group apologizes for barring Israeli food truck from event

Philly food festival cancelled after Israeli food truck disinvited

Moshava food truck being banned from Sunday world culinary event prompts outrage culminating in cancellation of “Taste of Home” festival.

Philly food fest cancelled after Israeli food truck disinvited

Dancing for Biden in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the town that for ages has produced no winners in baseball, football, basketball, or hockey.But they did it for Biden.Op-ed.

Dancing for Biden in Philadelphia

Watch: National Guard deployed in Philly following shooting

US National Guard were stationed in locations around the city last Friday following shooting of Black man who attacked police.

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Philadelphia church burned to the ground: 'No idea why'

Vietnam Baptist Church in Philadelphia burned 'beyond repair' during BLM riots.

Philadelphia church burned to the ground: 'No idea why'

BLM rioters turn on Jewish supporters: 'Not your place'

Jewish supporters of BLM participating in Philadelphia protest assaulted, told to 'go home'.

BLM rioters turn on Jewish supporters: 'Not your place'

Philadelphia Jewish org won’t cooperate with local NAACP over leader’s ‘anti-Jewish’ posts

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia blasts local branch of NAACP over chief's refusal to apologize for anti-Semitic comments.

PA Jewish org refuses to work with NAACP over anti-Jewish posts

Philadelphia: Jewish history museum files for bankruptcy protection

National Museum of American Jewish History files for bankruptcy protection.

Jewish history museum files for bankruptcy protection

Op-ed: Where’s that teacher who taught kids to behead people?

Muslim children in Philadelphia were taught to proclaim, “We will chop off their heads”. What did the city do about the bizarre event?

Op-ed: Where’s that teacher who taught kids to behead people?

City of brotherly love?

Fliers called anti-Semitic and racist distributed in South Philadelphia.

City of brotherly love?

6 police officers shot in Philadelphia

Six officers shot in Nicetown section of Philadelphia. Two officers held hostage and then freed.

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Ex-CNN pundit: US news outlets are 'Zionist'

Marc Lamont Hill says pro-Palestinian journalists face uphill battle against "Zionist content" of mainstream US news outlets.

Ex-CNN pundit: US news outlets are 'Zionist'

Muslim group apologizes for 'decapitation' video

'We realize the mistake is ours to own. We are deeply saddened to have hurt our partners in the Jewish community and beyond.'

Muslim group apologizes for 'decapitation' video

Israeli restaurant Zahav named best in US by James Beard Awards

A modern Israeli restaurant that brings the authentic flavors of Israel’s cultural heritage to Philadelphia.

Israeli restaurant Zahav named best in US by James Beard Awards

Philadelphia Muslim group distances self from radical video

Muslim American Society's Philadelphia chapter says video showing children calling for violence does not represent its values.

Philadelphia Muslim group distances self from radical video

Philadelphia children: 'We'll be martyred on Palestine's soil'

Children in Philadelphia Muslim Society sing: 'We will be martyred on Palestine's soil as Fedayeen.'

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Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Muslim schoolchildren in Philadelphia perform anti-Israel songs at event 'Islamic science' event.

Philadelphia schoolchildren sing anti-Israel songs

Philadelphia Imam: 'The Jews are the vilest people'

Imam Abdelmohsen Abouhatab says 'nefarious' Jewish media causes people to see Muslims as 'oppressive and predatory lions'.

Philadelphia Imam: 'The Jews are the vilest people'player

Jewish officers sue Philly police dept. over anti-Semitism

Two Jewish police officers are suing the Philadelphia Police Department over what they say is systemic anti-Semitic harassment.

Jewish officers sue Philly police dept. over anti-Semitism

Expanded Holocaust memorial plaza dedicated in Philadelphia

First-ever Holocaust memorial in US unveils expansion.

Expanded Holocaust memorial plaza dedicated in Philadelphia

Watch: Author of 'Freedom Seder' arrested at anti-Trump protest

Arthur Waskow, 85-year-old far-left leader of Jewish Renewal Movement, arrested while protesting against Trump admininstration.

Watch: Author of 'Freedom Seder' arrested at anti-Trump protest

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt Philadelphia Orchestra concert

Pro-BDS activists block traffic outside of performance, enter hall to disrupt Philadelphia Orchestra, protesting its plans to visit Israel.

Anti-Israel protesters disrupt Philadelphia Orchestra concert

Dem nominee in Philly district led fund that gave to BDS groups

Scott Wallace co-headed fund that provided tens of thousands of dollars to Jewish Voice for Peace and a tour by George Galloway.

Dem nominee in Philly district led fund that gave to BDS groups

Man fires red paint balls at Israeli flag flying in Philadelphia

Israeli flag at Holocaust museum under construction defaced.

Man fires red paint balls at Israeli flag flying in Philadelphia

Philadelphia Mayor visits vandalized Jewish cemetery

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney tours refurbished Mount Carmel Cemetery which was vandalized in February.

Philadelphia Mayor visits vandalized Jewish cemetery

Tombstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

Five tombstones knocked over at Jewish cemetery in northeast Philadelphia. Police investigating.

Tombstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

Headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery not vandalism

Police in Philadelphia determine that headstones toppled in Jewish cemetery fell due to age and environmental factors.

Headstones toppled at Jewish cemetery not vandalism

30 Jewish graves vandalized in Pennsylvania

Police say there's 'no evidence' toppled and broken gravestones are result of vandalism.

30 Jewish graves vandalized in Pennsylvania

Restoration of Philadelphia Jewish cemetery begins

Dozens of volunteers and laborers begin restoration of toppled and damaged headstones at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery.

Restoration of Philadelphia Jewish cemetery begins

Hundreds rally against hate in Philadelphia

Hundreds attend rally in Philadelphia following vandalism of local Jewish cemetery.

Hundreds rally against hate in Philadelphia

Philadelphia unions offer to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery

Philadelphia unions will provide free services to help repair and secure the city's vandalized Mount Carmel Cemetery.

Philadelphia unions offer to repair vandalized Jewish cemetery