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Robert L. Sadoff, Forensic Psychiatry Pioneer, Dies at 81

Robert L. “Bob” Sadoff, one of the nation’s leading forensic psychiatrists, died in Abington April 17 at the age of 81 after a battle...

Six Million Jewish Martyrs Remembered for 53rd Year

Friends greeted each other before the ceremony began: “I didn’t know you were involved with this,” said one attendee. “My parents are survivors. I was...

Holocaust Survivor, Speaker Sipora Groen Dies at 95

Sipora Groen lost her fiance, father and brother in Auschwitz and nearly all of her extended family to the Holocaust, but she dedicated her...

Rabbi Gary Charlestein Handles Communal and Business Commitments With Aplomb

From Torah to toothpaste, Rabbi Gary Charlestein has many areas of expertise. Whether he’s coordinating rabbi-led lunch-and-learn sessions or working at his family’s fourth-generation...

Community Joins Together to Honor the Six Million Jewish Martyrs

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s annual Memorial Ceremony for the Six Million Jewish Martyrs welcomed more than 500 community members this past Sunday...

Teens Participate in Service Day

More than 100 teenagers from Bucks and Montgomery counties, along with Mercer County, N.J., participated in the Jewish Family & Children’s Service of Greater...

Retiring Rodeph Shalom Rabbi Feted

Congregation Rodeph Shalom of Center City commemorated the impending retirement of Rabbi Bill Kuhn after 23 years with an April 8 gala at Vie....

‘Chai’ Unveiled to Honor Women Holocaust Survivors

The grand opening of the Barbara and Harvey Brodsky Enrichment Center of JFCS in Bala Cynwyd was marked by the unveiling of Debra Kapnek’s...

Satell Honored for Service

The Laurel House of Montgomery County, a domestic violence agency with an emergency shelter and hotline, honored Penny Satell Berman for her years of...

Mesivta Students Compete at Model Beis Din

Students from Mesivta High School of Greater Philadelphia competed against other yeshiva students in a Model Beis Din at Touro’s Lander College for Men...