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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...
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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,...
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Escourt

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)...
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Douglas J. Heller, 57, Historian

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