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Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ in a Meaningful Way

You can partner with Federation this Mother's Day to honor the amazing women who have played an important role in your life -- and...
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What Is the Future of 21st Century Judaism in America?

The Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia will convene a powerhouse panel of rabbinic leaders on Wednesday, May 2, representing all four major denominations...
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Holocaust Symposium Teaches Tolerance, Respect

In her role as assistant director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Sister Judith Kreipe has worked extensively with...
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Rededication of a Historic Czech Torah

Martins Run Senior Living Community in Media is rededicating a historic Torah scroll that was written in what is now the Czech Republic and...
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Talking Up Philly Project at the Knesset

Jewish Federation CEO Ira M. Schwartz got a receptive ear in Israel to a new local plan to address food insecurity. The Jewish Federation of...
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See a Flick and Meet the Director

Come to a special screening of the award-winning Israeli film The Band's Visit this Sunday, April 15, at 7 p.m., at the Jack M....
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Ceremony to Pay Tribute to Israel’s Fallen Soldiers

The Consulate General of Israel in Philadelphia and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia invite the community to attend a Memorial Day Ceremony honoring...
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Event on April 22 Will Honor Memory of the Six Million Martyrs

Nashirah, the only auditioned, community-based chorale in the Greater Philadelphia area that performs exclusively Jewish and Jewish-themed music, will present an inspirational program of...
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A Kosher Delicatessen in England Is the Legacy of a ‘Titanic’ Survivor

Manchester, England is home to an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 Jews, 40 percent of whom keep kosher. Three of the community's six kosher delicatessens...
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Kashrut Aboard the ‘Titanic’ Sheds Light on Immigration

Of the 2,225 people aboard the Titanic on its maiden voyage from England to America, 1,512 perished in the frigid waters of the North...