Saturday, January 31, 2015 Shevat 11, 5775
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Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Your typical book club may attract between five and 10 members, and meet once a month or so. Club gatherings probably take place in a member's living room, where bowls of chips and cheese plates eat up the lion's share of the "programming budget." "One Book, One Jewish Community: Connecting People One Book at a Time" is not this kind...
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Weeklong trip provides opportunity to share information and tactics
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Roland "Bud" Mertz, deputy director for infrastructure and community liaison for Pennsylvania's Department of Homeland Security, describes his participation in the second annual Homeland Security Mission to Israel as "unbelievable ... the experience of a lifetime." Mertz, one of seven law-enforcement officials from Greater Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania's Allegheny County selected for the April 12-18 program sponsored by...
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Please do your part to bring Gilad Shalit, Ehud "Udi" Goldwasser and Eldad Regev home to their families without delay. Freethesoldiers.org , a joint initiative of United Jewish Communities and other Jewish organizations rallying together to display solidarity with those in captivity, offers the following ways that private citizens can help affect their release. Add your name to the petition...
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Area country clubs make 2007 Jewish community days successful
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Beautiful weather, great golfing, fine food and inspiring speakers proved to be a winning combination at four Philadelphia-area country clubs that participated in 2007 Jewish Community Day Events in mid-May and early June. Club members took to the links in support of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Jewish Community Fund -- a proud tradition of Jewish philanthropy that dates...
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During their 56-year marriage, Sol and Gloria Moldoff shared a passion for one another, for their three children and for the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. Moldoff describes his wife, who died last June, as a "nurturer who taught our children to perform charitable acts." To perpetuate his wife's commitment to tzedakah, Moldoff worked with the endowment staff of the Jewish...
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