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33rd Annual Benefit for JFCS Held at 23rd Street Armory

Using the theme of an open tent, which Abraham and Sarah lived in during biblical times, the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater...

JFCS Honors Volunteer of the Year

Yonina Schuchman, who became a para-chaplain through Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia (JFCS), was named volunteer of the year at the...

New Orchard Establishment Ongoing at KleinLife

Volunteers from the Philadelphia Orchard Project and NextGen, a division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, came together to plant fruit trees and...

Newsmakers, the Week of May 11, 2017

Philadelphia attorney David Ladov was named to the National Law Journal’s list of Divorce, Trust and Estates Traiblazers. A partner at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell...

LMAHH Holds Kickoff Gathering

More than 60 students and parents attended the kickoff event of Lower Merion Area Hebrew High (LMAHH) at Congregation Beth Am Israel on April...

AJC Honors Ibrahim

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) Philadelphia/South Jersey chapter presented its 2017 Community Leadership Award to S.A. Ibrahim at an April 25 tribute dinner at...

Apody Tells Family History at Barrack Yom HaShoah Ceremony

6ABC sportscaster Jamie Apody told students from Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy about her grandparents’ survival during the Holocaust at a Yom HaShoah ceremony....

Young Leaders Gather in New Jersey

Representatives of 15 synagogues and Jewish organizations participated in the April 9 Young Jewish Leadership Concepts (YJLC) Pre-Pesach Meet-Up at the ShopRite Kosher Experience...

Rabbi Retires from Navy

Rabbi Jon Cutler, captain, chaplain corps in the Navy, retired after 32 years of service on April 30. He is the rabbi at Beth...

Newsmakers, the Week of May 4, 2017

Longtime Jewish community supporter David Smith was honored by the Jewish Learning Venture for his commitment and years of service at an April 30...