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Remembering one of the “Reds”–Red Klotz

| July 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Remembering one of the “Reds”–Red Klotz

Philly native Red Klotz is celebrated mostly for losing. Originally a guard with the SPHAs, Klotz bought that team in 1952 and changed its name to the Washington Generals, the team that became the permanent foil for the Harlem Globetrotters. The Generals kept to the script and lost over 13,000 exhibition games, winning only seven. […]

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ART IN THE AGE OF THE DELUSIONAL DIVA

| November 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
ART IN THE AGE OF THE DELUSIONAL DIVA

By Thomas Joseph Carrieri What makes great Art? Emotion? Compassion? Luck? Talent? These elements are part of what goes into making a great artist. Sure. An artist that can somehow combine social commentary and relate it to the masses in a way that shows not only the sense of community that is eroding around us, […]

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I put the lid on Sid Bernstein’s Coffin.

| October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
I put the lid on Sid Bernstein’s Coffin.

By Rabbi Raphael Harris   Someone had to do it. So I had the honor. When the lid goes on the coffin, it suddenly hits home. He’s gone, he’s not coming back. Until then, maybe he’ll wake up, it was an elaborate prank, a medical mistake. But no- lid on, game over. Sid Bernstein, the […]

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SO NU? MEET NANNY IN THE CLOUDS

| September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments
SO NU? MEET NANNY IN THE CLOUDS

By Lori Samlin Miller Public Relations Specialist and east coast native, 35 year old Julie Melnick relocated to Laguna Hills, California almost seven years ago after marrying husband Matt.  She got the idea to start NANNY IN THE CLOUDS while taking a flight from California to Florida with her first child, who was then just […]

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The Fringe Festival is Back!

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Fringe Festival is Back!

Theater 4PLAY at Grasso’s Magic Theatre, Sept. 5-8. Beer and theater: what could be better?! See four WORLD PREMIERE and  EAST COAST PREMIERE plays by some talented female playwrights across the United States! Dating, bribing death, and everything in between, 4PLAY promises a fun evening that will not disappoint! Tickets: http://fringearts.ticketleap.com/4play/ Heart of the Revolution […]

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JAFCO COMES TO THE DELAWARE VALLEY

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments
JAFCO COMES TO THE DELAWARE VALLEY

By Lori Samlin Miller Florida residents and snowbirds will already be familiar with JAFCO’s life saving work with the youngest members of the tribe. But Northeast residents should expect to start hearing the name JAFCO (Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options) with great frequency, especially in New York, New Jersey and the Philadelphia area. Currently, […]

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BAY AREA PHILANTHROPIST EMPOWERS TEEN CHANGEMAKERS WITH NEARLY $1.5 MILLION

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
BAY AREA PHILANTHROPIST EMPOWERS TEEN CHANGEMAKERS WITH NEARLY $1.5 MILLION

Ten U.S. Teens Rewarded for Taking on Poverty, Autism and Teen Empowerment The Helen Diller Family Foundation today announced the recipients of the 2013 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. Ten young leaders in volunteerism will each receive $36,000 in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place. Now in […]

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USA FIELD HOCKEY TEAM WINS BRONZE AT 19TH WORLD MACCABIAH GAMES

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
USA FIELD HOCKEY TEAM WINS BRONZE AT 19TH WORLD MACCABIAH GAMES

Maccabi USA’s Field Hockey Team, a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Multi Sport Organization, defeated Germany 3-0 in the Bronze Medal match at the 19th  World Maccabiah Games, held every four years in Israel.    The Netherlands defeated Argentina, 3-2 in the Gold Medal Match.    The Netherlands was the only defeat for Team USA who […]

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Meet The IFL: Playing Football In Israel With A Little Help From Robert Kraft

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments
Meet The IFL: Playing Football In Israel With A Little Help From Robert Kraft

“It all started, when, well we’re all Jewish so even when it all started is up for debate…,” says IFL commish Betzalel Friedman. With 11 teams all across the country, from Nahariya in the north to Beersheva in the south, the Israeli (Tackle) Football League is now entering its 7th season. Here’s the story, according […]

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Maccabi USA

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments
Maccabi USA

          Make sure to check out our PHOTO GALLERY for all the latest photos from ISRAEL CONNECT, the upcoming Opening Ceremony and of course, our athletes and competitions.

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