Holocaust survivor Ruth Kapp Hartz recently spoke to members of the last generation to hear her story at Jewish Children’s Folkshul in Chestnut Hill. Her message? Kindness saves lives, and we need that kindness now.
When Pauline Houston McCall told me she grew up on Ross Street in Germantown as part of “a blended family of 24 children,” I thought I'd have to have my hearing checked by a specialist. That could not be possible.
What does a music teacher do during the pandemic when her classes and private lessons have disappeared?
Ah, Beltway politics: the political stimulus, the journalistic response, and the big-business muddying of the waters.
Philadelphia was experiencing a housing crisis before COVID arrived. The Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network (PIHN) has been meeting the needs of the community with its holistic model since the start of the pandemic.