Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775
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The Philadelphia Jewish community has been well-represented in Israel this fall. Three separate delegations have participated in missions-bringing delegates of first-timers and returnees, Jews and Christians, and young and not-so-young people to tour the Mideast's only democratic nation. Members of Federation's Renaissance Group -- a group of Jewish men and women, ages 25 to 45, who are committed to making...
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Ron Rubin, chairman of the board of trustees of the Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PREIT), told members of the Jewish Federation Real Estate group that his long-term involvement in the Jewish community has "profoundly enriched his life." Speaking at an Oct. 10 breakfast meeting at the Park Hyatt at the Bellevue -- the first in a series of breakfast...
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Mitzvah Food Project to Be Recipient of Perilstein's Birthday Gifts
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Thanksgiving is a time for counting one's blessings and sharing with others less fortunate. The Perilstein family got into the spirit of the holiday several days early, with a low-key celebration of their matriarch, Cookie's, 75th birthday. She was surrounded by her husband, William; her children, Margie and Brian Wargon, Linda and Joel Appelbaum, Jayne and Ronald Perilstein, and Nancy...
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· Beth Sholom Congregation , 8231 Old York Road, Elkins Park. 215-887-1342, Ext.153 (contact: Janet Levin). Distribution is done though deliveries only. Call for information. For the donation drop-off, call in advance. Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. · JCCs Kevy K. & Hortense M. Kaiserman Branch , 45 Haverford Rd., Wynnewood, 215-832-0531 (Drisana Davis). Distribution through deliveries...
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Amy Purdy, JF Feature
Mitzvah Mania was a life-changing experience for Carol,* one of many who reaped the benefits of the Nov. 2 day of social action sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "I was overwhelmed -- by the sheer number of people who came through my front door, by the length of the to-do list and, at the end of the...
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