Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Philadelphia’

A Reconstructionist Synagogue Weaves Itself Into Manayunk’s Industrial Fabric

A Reconstructionist Synagogue Weaves Itself Into Manayunk’s Industrial Fabric

August 22, 2019  |  Preservation

The congregation of Mishkan Shalom promotes sanctuary and social reform inside a 137-year-old textile mill on Freeland Avenue. Scotty Meiser has the story > more

Conkling-Armstrong House & Jewelers Row District Go Before Designation Committee

Conkling-Armstrong House & Jewelers Row District Go Before Designation Committee

February 12, 2019  |  Preservation

Starr Herr-Cardillo has this roundup of local register nominations on the agenda at the February meeting of the Philadelphia Historical Commission's Designation Committee > more

Harvey Finkle: Photographer Seeks Justice For The Other

Harvey Finkle: Photographer Seeks Justice For The Other

September 10, 2018  |  Photography

New photography exhibition explores South Philly's Jewish communities and the city's transitioning immigrant populations. Joe Brin has the story > more

Row House Synagogue In South Philly Reborn

Row House Synagogue In South Philly Reborn

May 30, 2018  |  City Life

Joe Brin checks in at our favorite 109-year-old row house synagogue, Shivtei Yeshuron, where membership is flourishing and programming is humming along > more

Brooms, Buttons, & Busking: Memoir Of A Young Russian Immigrant In Philadelphia

Brooms, Buttons, & Busking: Memoir Of A Young Russian Immigrant In Philadelphia

March 27, 2018  |  History

Contributor Amy Cohen gives us an intimate glimpse of immigrant life in the late 1800s with excerpts from a diary written by her great-grandfather Saul Kaplan > more