Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Nisan 16, 5774
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Roy Freundlich, JF Feature
The U.N. resolution and conditional cease-fire may have halted the monthlong confrontation with Hezbollah, but Israelis are still facing some of their most difficult challenges as they return home to war-torn communities and crippled local economies. Nearly 4,000 rockets hit Israel's northern communities, resulting in damaged infrastructure, businesses, schools and homes. Vital social-service programs that were condensed or suspended will...
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By:
Roy Freundlich, JFt Feature
Ensuring that children are safe is the No. 1 priority in Israel's northern communities. Well-organized emergency aid programs are moving them to safety, as well as helping families improve living conditions in bomb shelters. The programs have become vital resources for thousands of Israelis affected by the war with Hezbollah. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Israel Emergency Fund supports...
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With Israel in its fourth week of combat against Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorists, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia announced that it is accelerating efforts to aid the country's most vulnerable citizens. Over 1.5 million people, nearly one-third of Israel's population, have so far been affected by the deepening crisis. Their needs continue to mount, explained Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert...
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With Israel in its fourth week of combat against Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorists, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia announced that it is accelerating efforts to aid the country's most vulnerable citizens. Over 1.5 million people, nearly one-third of Israel's population, have so far been affected by the deepening crisis. Their needs continue to mount, explained Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert...
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Folks fill Love Park to stand with the Jewish nation
More than 2,000 people attended the "We Stand With Israel" solidarity rally on July 24 in Love Park. Organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, the rally was initiated from a community-wide call for a public display of support for Israel, and its fight against the terrorist organizations Hezbollah and Hamas. Federation's Center for Israel & Overseas co-chairs Gary...
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