Guest Commentary: Towards a New Kind of Tolerance

A local business owner is tired of reminding colleagues to respect her Jewish holidays. Take note: They start next week.

By Corie Moskow

The Citizen Recommends: History Is An Open Book

On May 10, join the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation for a powerful commemoration of the 1933 German book burnings

By Jessica Blatt Press

The Citizen Recommends: “Dear President Biden”

American Values, Religious Voices—a campaign that creates pathways for civic discourse—will come to the stage on Monday with a live virtual performance and conversation

By Jessica Blatt Press

WATCH: Five Things We Learned About U.S. Rep Chrissy Houlahan

The first-term congresswoman from PA joined The Citizen for a virtual town hall to talk about the unique way she’s disrupting politics for the better

By Jessica Blatt Press

Answering Rodney

What last week's meeting between Black and Jewish leaders tells us, now that the local head of the NAACP has been jettisoned for an anti-Semitic posting

By Larry Platt

WATCH: Virtual Book Club on The Nazi Titanic

The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation and The Philadelphia Citizen welcomed author Robert Watson for an exploration of a shocking but little-known tragedy of World War II

By Jessica Blatt Press

Oy Vey, DeSean!

The reaction to the NFL star’s anti-Semitic postings flips the usual script … and may just offer a constructive way forward in Black / Jewish relations

By Larry Platt

The Citizen Recommends: Supporting Holocaust Education

Our city is home to the oldest Holocaust memorial in the U.S. During this Jewish holiday season, supporting the work of the Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation is more meaningful than ever

By Jessica Blatt Press