Statement on DeSean Jackson: The anti-Semitic comments displayed by DeSean Jackson on his instagram are deeply offensive and disturbing. These words have been used for centuries to support the vilification and extermination of Jews. As a representative of our city, we call on DeSean Jackson to stop spreading hate and bigotry and to become better educated about anti-Semitism.

Hard at work on a Sunday morning, and not for their own benefit, but someone else’s. Someone they’ve never met, named Sharon Sibley, of Northeast Philadelphia.

“Oh, I’m in shock, this is wonderful!” exclaimed Sibley.

Habitat for Humanity and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia are checking work orders off Ms. Sibley’s to-do list, so that she, on a fixed income, can stay in her home.