Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775
Yes, Super Sunday 2008 was a major fundraiser for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, and the essential health, education and social services it supports here, in Israel and around the world. However, it also was an opportunity for Jews to connect with old friends and make new ones; to meet and greet mayors, past and present (one who happens...
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Connie and Joseph Smukler, JF Feature
On Dec. 6, 1987, a most remarkable event occurred: Some 250,000 people marched in Washington, D.C., in a demonstration on behalf of Soviet Jews, during the U.S.-Soviet meetings between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Forty years ago, inspired by Israeli victory in the 1967 Six-Day War, the Soviet Jewry advocacy movement was galvanized into action. These...
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The 2008 Super Sunday Committee has worked hard to provide a varied lineup of youth-oriented music, dance and arts-and-crafts programs to keep children of volunteers engaged and entertained during the Sunday, Jan. 27 daylong phone-a-thon at Federation's Radnor Campus in Bryn Mawr. Committee member Sharon Taffet believes that the programming will "add to the festive atmosphere of this special day,...
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John Bolton is seemingly unafraid of controversy. An outspoken conservative Republican and arguably the most vehement critic of the United Nations since the days of the late former ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick, he was appointed by President Bush as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations in August 2005 in a recess appointment after a partisan debate killed his nomination. Bolton left...
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The 2008 Super Sunday Committee has worked hard to provide a varied lineup of youth-oriented music, dance and arts-and-crafts programs to keep children of volunteers engaged and entertained during the Sunday, Jan. 27 daylong phone-a-thon at Federation's Radnor Campus in Bryn Mawr. Committee member Sharon Taffet believes that the programming will "add to the festive atmosphere of this special day,...
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