Friday, October 31, 2014 Heshvan 7, 5775
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As rain teemed down on the roof of Gratz College, those seated in its large auditorium intermittently laughed, murmured and even wiped back tears in response to Marc Levin's acclaimed documentary "Protocols of Zion." More than 600 people watched on Jan. 29 as the film tackled issues of hate and anti-Semitism in post-Sept. 11 America. "We're here to discuss a...
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Calling all potential nurses - this field's for you!
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Sarah Farkash Come spring, future Florence Nightingales from nursing schools across the country - of which there are more than a dozen in the Philadelphia area alone - will be entering a field that the U.S. Department of Labor has identified as one of the country's fastest-growing occupations in terms of job openings and replacements. But concurrently, the nation's demand...
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When Congregation Rodeph Shalom voted earlier this month to close its suburban satellite campus in Elkins Park, one of the questions left up in the air was what would happen to the preschool housed there. The answer, reached shortly after the Jan. 12 vote that authorized the closure, is that it's moving about 1 mile away - to the new...
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Teen attendance is expected to be on the increase for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Super Sunday 2006 on Feb. 12, because of new initiatives that have been planned just for them. "It's important to bring this population into the Jewish community, and help them understand what Super Sunday is and have them feel that they are part of...
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Arriving at his home in Northeast Philadelphia after work one day, Ben Bargerhuff noticed some flyers wrapped in a rubber band lying on his lawn. He thought nothing of it since it was the night before Election Day last November. But when he thumbed through the contents, he saw not candidate pitch sheets, but four pages of anti-Semitic material. Containing...
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