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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...
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A New Take on Anne Frank

Fear is one of the most striking elements in The Diary Of Anne Frank. It controlled the lives of the eight people who hid...
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Gates: Proceed Warily on Iran

Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has joined the chorus of past and current officials warning that a military strike against Iran could produce...
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Capacity Crowd for JEVS Women’s Seder

Sister Mary Scullion told a capacity crowd of 139 participants at the 7th annual Women's Seder sponsored by JEVS Human Services that the Passover...