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Gates Opens Up on an Armed Iran

Amid all the speculation about a possible Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities -- and what such a strike would mean for the United...
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Dues for a Change

For the leaders of Temple Brith Achim, a 275-family Reform congregation in King of Prussia, scrapping membership dues two years ago in favor of...

Women Learn, Give and Make a Difference

March and April are two exciting months on the Women's Philanthropy calendar. Over the course of the next eight weeks, women of diverse ages,...


Pauline Escourt (nee Dichter) of Philadelphia celebrated her 100th birthday on Feb. 26.Sharing in the celebration were her children, Irene Reisbord and Arnold (Florence)...

Douglas J. Heller, 57, Historian

Douglas J. Heller, 57, a Springfield Township commissioner whose development drew fans and acclaim from those interested in the Revolutionary War and other early...

Federation, PCA Inspire Generations to Form a Caring Connection

Thanks to leadership from organizations like the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), Philadelphia is one of only a...

‘Deadly’ Steps to the Final Solution

When the Nazis instituted their euthanasia program in January 1940, they began by distributing a questionnaire to the directors of institutions where potential victims...

Israel 64: Community Celebrates the Jewish Homeland

  An estimated 8,000 individuals took advantage of Sunday's sunshine and spring temperatures to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Israel's independence. The Isramerica House Band...

Frances Zissman, Office Manager

Frances Marion Cooper Zissman, 99, a medical coder and office manager, died April 19.A graduate of Kensington High School, Zissman was a homemaker for...
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Hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, 84, Fought With Haganah

 Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, who was committed to battling anti-Semitism and fought in Israel's War of Independence, died at the age of 84 in...