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Survivors Celebrate Liberation Day

Area Holocaust survivors met to celebrate Liberation Day at Jewish Family and Children’s Service’s annual Café Europa Luncheon on May 9. About 170 people...

Garden Dedicated in Honor of Gil Rosenthal

The Gil Rosenthal Garden of Peace, honoring the late former Federation Housing board member, was dedicated by Federation Housing’s Board of Directors at the...

Tribe 12 Hosts Event

Tribe 12 Fellowship, which brings together concerned Philadelphia Jews ages 21 to 39, hosted its seventh annual Launch Night at the National Museum of...

As Always, Food a Popular Subject

Our food columns are one of our most popular features, and the same apparently was true in the Eisenhower era. Mrs. Leland W. Behr —...

Fall of ’59 in the Exponent: Fundraising Campaign Meets Goal But Editorial Strikes Cautious...

One of the constants of Jewish Exponent coverage over the years centers on the struggle Jewish organizations face in raising money. A front-page editorial in...

Sam Busis: Living a Full, Meaningful and Independent Life

This story continues the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s year-long campaign highlighting how, together with caring partners, it leads the Jewish communities through giving,...

Celebrate Israel Commemorates 50

Celebrate Israel continued its 50th anniversary festival commemorating the reunification of Jerusalem at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades in Tenafly, N.J. More than...

Salon Hosts CHOP Patients for Beauty Day

Mel Silverman, owner of Salon l’Etoile in Jenkintown, hosted Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s annual Day of Beauty for patients from its Craniofacial Program. During...

JRA Completes 200th Food Distribution With Help From 800

More than 800 volunteers helped the Jewish Relief Agency complete its 200th local food distribution on May 7. Assisted by Philabundance, the JRA volunteers...

Shipley Students Raise Money

Shipley School fifth-graders Ethan Kopelman and Chase Leibowitz raised $4,224 on behalf of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and the American Heart...