Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775

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Those who lead 10-day Taglit-Birthright Israel trips don't get paid and often deal with turbulent moments — but the opportunity to guide wide-eyed young adults on their virgin voyages to the Jewish state are well worth any hassles, they say.
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A local businessman supplied members of his Main Line synagogue with some 3,000 knit hats to bring to Israeli troops during a winter visit to the Jewish state.
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Readers share photos from their travels to the Jewish state
From Taglit-Birthright trips to Federation-sponsored missions, Philadelphians of all walks of life journeyed to the Jewish state this year. Click here for a slideshow of their photos.
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See highlights from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's 2012 "Mega Mission." More than 200 people participated in the trip.
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Ben Sales, JTA
Two months ago, the strategy for victory was clear: To unseat Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 22, Israel’s handful of center-left parties had to unite under one banner and choose a leader who could challenge the Israeli prime minister on issues of diplomacy and security. Instead, the opposite has happened. Netanyahu’s opponents have become more fragmented, and the center-left has focused...
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Israel Events

Wed. Oct 22
ORT America
5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Thu. Oct 23
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Shir Ami
1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Sun. Oct 26
Germantown Jewish Centre
10:00 AM

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