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JRA Completes 200th Food Distribution With Help From 800

More than 800 volunteers helped the Jewish Relief Agency complete its 200th local food distribution on May 7. Assisted by Philabundance, the JRA volunteers...

Shipley Students Raise Money

Shipley School fifth-graders Ethan Kopelman and Chase Leibowitz raised $4,224 on behalf of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America and the American Heart...

Playwright Describes Latest Work

Elkins Park native and playwright Timothy M. Kolman discussed his new play The Roses in June with the Furer-Barag-Wolf Post 126 of the Jewish...

Students Attend Rally

Students from Jewish day schools in the Philadelphia area participated in an Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) Appreciation Rally in Harrisburg on May...

Lower Merion Synagogue Hosts Former Knesset Member

Former Israeli Knesset member Rabbi Dov Lipman addressed Lower Merion Synagogue on “Behind the Scenes in the Knesset: My Life in Israel” on May...

Museum Honors Two Area Teachers

The National Liberty Museum’s Teacher as Hero Award program honored on May 6 South Philadelphia High School counselor Emily Goodman with its grand prize,...

Jefferson Announces Respiratory Institute

Jefferson Health Center and Denver-based National Jewish Health announced plans to create the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute for the care, treatment and...

Odd Fellows Celebrate 7,000 Meals

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows celebrated the preparation of its 7,000th meal since 2014 at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia by cooking a special...

Survivors Speak to Students

The Stories That Live Fellowship, one of a series of Holocaust testimony events, connected students from Bryn Mawr College, Haverford College and Swarthmore College...

Temple Hillel Hosts Friday Night Lights Event

Hillel at Temple University: The Edward H. Rosen Center for Jewish Life hosted its seventh annual Friday Night Lights event on April 21.