Saturday, April 25, 2015 Iyyar 6, 5775
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The one thing that is constant about life on an aircraft carrier is the noise. The constant roar of jet aircraft engines on the deck is complemented by other sounds heard throughout the ship and below deck: the explosive booms coming from the catapults launching planes and the reverberations of the restraining wires on the steel deck that enables others...
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James McDonald, JE Feature
Growing up in a family that celebrated Christmas and Chanukah was both exciting and disheartening. On the one hand, I got double the presents. On the other, I had to see that my mother's heritage was not celebrated as fully as my father's. At a young age, this made me angry and a little bit scared. I wondered why I...
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Seniors take to the ever-busy Abramson Center for Jewish Life in Horsham
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
When Helene Seitchik entered the lobby of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life in October 2001, she thought that she had "arrived in heaven." She felt immediately at home in the "bright and airy" environment of the Horsham residence for Jewish older adults. In fact, Seitchik was one of the very first people to call the center...
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Jeffrey A. Barrack and Neil A. Cooper, JE Feature
Imagine for a moment witnessing the horrors of Holocaust, surviving and living decades with their terrifying memories, and then, in the first decade of the 21st century, hearing the head of a foreign country deny that the Holocaust ever occurred. Imagine the feelings that such a survivor might experience upon learning that the very same leader was invited to speak...
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
The Female Hebrew Benevolent Society, established in 1919 to help needy Jewish women in crisis, will receive a $30,000 grant from the Women of Vision Fund. The grant will provide seed funding for the Senior Supports/Dental program. Members of the Women of Vision Fund, the Jewish Women's Foundation at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, selected the program which will...
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