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JCC Class Uses Tzedakah To Buy Gifts For Hospitalized Children

The K-1 kindergarten class at the Robert J. Wilf Preschool & Kindergarten at the Kaiserman JCC used their class tzedakah to buy holiday gifts...

JBHA Students Host Ghanian Activist

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy’s Human Rights Club met with Nafisa Adams, who founded Detiina (“Our Hope”), a self-sustaining jewelry business that uses recycled...

JBHA Basketball Teams Get Pep Talk From 76ers Head Coach Brett Brown

The Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy basketball programs visited the Wells Fargo Center in December. The teams had a practice session and got a...

KleinLife Leads Group To Israel

Twenty-seven new American Jews, including 13 children, went on a trip to Israel. This trip was part of the New American Outreach Program and...

PJDS Students Plan ‘Buddy Bench’

Second-grade students at Perelman Jewish Day School created a plan with their teacher to make recess more inclusive and enjoyable. They decided to build...

Former Israeli Consulate Official Speaks At Moishe House

Lou Balcher, the former Israeli Consulate director of academic affairs, recently spoke about “Paradigm shifts in Israel and the Middle East” to a group...

Fourteen Women Head to Israel for JCC-Sponsored Trip

Kaiserman JCC Board Chair Cindy Smukler led 14 women from the Philadelphia community on an eight-day, JCC-sponsored Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project (JWRP) trip to...

StandWithUs Philadelphia Holds Gala Dinner

StandWithUs Philadelphia held its third annual Defenders of Israel gala dinner at the National Museum of American Jewish History on Dec. 17. Neil A....

Congregation Dibrot Eliyahu Celebrates New Torah

Almost 200 people gathered at Congregation Dibrot Eliyahu in Rhawnhurst last month to complete and celebrate its new Torah scroll and the first phase...

NCJW Volunteers for Emergency Services Employees Working on Christmas

Members of the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) Greater Philadelphia Section participated in their annual project “Goodies for the Good Guys,” assembling trays...