Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774
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Administrators at day schools throughout the region say that they don’t take anything for granted about their students' knowledge of the Jewish state. For this reason, the schools devote a great deal of time and resources, both high-tech and more traditional means, to offer students as broad a perspective as possible on modern Israel.
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At one time, Rabbi Yitzchok Wolpin was the chief rabbi of Belarus. Today, he’s got a less lofty title but, he says, no less an important job to do.
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A group of 11 women complete an unlikely journey to the bimah.
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Sally Friedman, Special Sections Feature
After just a few minutes of conversation, it becomes clear that they are a sisterhood. Not an official one with meetings and programs, but one of the heart and spirit. The 11 women who chose to have a group Bat Mitzvah long after their 13th birthdays shared something unique and precious last summer, something that they know will be a...
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A growing school primarily for children of Chabad emissaries has found a new home on a property owned by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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From teens to grandparents, 30 men and women from the area celebrated their B'nai Mitzvah in Israel during a December 2012 mission trip organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
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