Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Iyyar 9, 5775
The 2008 Super Sunday Committee has worked hard to provide a varied lineup of youth-oriented music, dance and arts-and-crafts programs to keep children of volunteers engaged and entertained during the Sunday, Jan. 27 daylong phone-a-thon at Federation's Radnor Campus in Bryn Mawr. Committee member Sharon Taffet believes that the programming will "add to the festive atmosphere of this special day,...
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Connie and Joseph Smukler, JF Feature
On Dec. 6, 1987, a most remarkable event occurred: Some 250,000 people marched in Washington, D.C., in a demonstration on behalf of Soviet Jews, during the U.S.-Soviet meetings between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Forty years ago, inspired by Israeli victory in the 1967 Six-Day War, the Soviet Jewry advocacy movement was galvanized into action. These...
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I Michael Coslov, campaign chair for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has declared war on poverty, hunger and other critical issues impacting Jewish children, older adults and other vulnerable individuals and families in Greater Philadelphia, in Israel and around the world. In an interview conducted in the West Conshohocken offices of Tube City IMS Corporation which he serves as...
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10. It's a short drive from the Blue Route, the Schuylkill Expressway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. 9. SEPTA's 100 Trolley Line stops right at the door, and the Bryn Mawr station on the R5 regional rail line is within walking distance. 8. Federation has arranged for bus transportation from several key locations for registered volunteers. 7. Child care and children's...
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Philadelphia and Netivot/Sedot Negev celebrate their longtime Partnership 2000 shiddach
Har Zion Synagogue in Penn Valley was the setting for a festive 10th-anniversary celebration last Sunday. The social hall was decorated. Guests enjoyed food, drink and dancing to the music of the Sally Mitlas Orchestra. It was a fitting tribute to the successful marriage of two partners -- the Jewish community of Greater Philadelphia, and the Jewish communities of Netivot...
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