Thursday, August 28, 2014 Elul 2, 5774
"Praying With Lior," a film that documents Lior Liebling's Jewish journey, opened to solid ticket sales last weekend at the Bala Theatre in Bala Cynwyd. Due to the strong turnout at its Philadelphia-area premiere, the film has been extended on a full schedule at the Bala through March 27. Lior, who has Down syndrome, is the son of Rabbi Mordechai...
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If Jewish voters could be defined by a color, would they be red or blue? During the 2000 presidential elections, political pundits used red to designate those states leaning towards the Republican ticket and blue for those states expected to vote Democratic. During the 2004 elections, the definition was expanded to differentiate between those states perceived as liberal -- or...
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During his 1978 trip to Israel as a participant on the Federation's President's Mission, Steve and Sandy Cozen heard a short story that spoke volumes about Jewish commitment. Their guide took the group to Mount Herzl in Jerusalem for a tour of the military cemetery. Near the tomb of Theodor Herzl, founder of the political Zionist movement, they stopped at...
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Three charitable organizations have joined forces to make attendance at Jewish overnight camps more affordable for Greater Philadelphia families. The Neubauer Family Foundation, the Foundation for Jewish Camping and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia hope that their Overnight Camp Incentive Program will inspire greater participation in an experience that creates life-long connections to Judaism. This unique partnership -- designed...
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Bernard Lewis, the Cleveland E. Dodge Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, together with nationally syndicated talk-show host Dennis Prager, will discuss "A Clash of Civilizations: The Final Jihad" on Tuesday, March 18, at 7 p.m., at the Annenberg Center on the University of Pennsylvania Campus, 3680 Walnut St., Philadelphia. Lewis, who specializes in the history of...
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