Thursday, November 27, 2014 Kislev 5, 5775
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce a new Day Camp Scholarship Fund for Jewish children living in Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties. Needs-based scholarships are available for Jewish children attending nonprofit Jewish-identity summer camps in the five-county area. Eligible campers must attend a full-day program, five days per week for a minimum of three...
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Jan L. Apple, Jewish FF Feature
Imagine a day when thousands of volunteers will be working together in multiple locations for one purpose -- to repair the world. Mark your calendars for Sunday, Oct. 21, when "Mitzvah Mania: Repairing the World One Day at a Time" will transform the Greater Philadelphia region. The first community-wide day of its kind, organized by the Mitzvah Projects Task Force...
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Sally Friedman, JF Feature
They gathered on opposite sides of the world. In Philadelphia, it was Sunday morning. In Israel, it was late Sunday afternoon. They led vastly different lives -- or so they thought. They existed in totally different cultures -- or assumed that they did. But in a remarkable videoconference from a conference room at the Jewish Community Services Building in Center...
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Attorney Leonard Barrack nominated to be Federation's next chair
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Jewish Exponent Staff
Leonard Barrack is a man who has been at the center of front-page headline news. As the senior and founding partner of Barrack, Rodos & Bacine, he has helped make legal history with securities class-action suits, such as his successful effort to bring restitution to investors in the failed Worldcom, Inc. As a political activist, he rose to be national...
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On Sunday, Feb. 11, Mother Nature cooperated and nearly 700 volunteers joined the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for Super Sunday, the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community's largest day of fundraising. Thanks to the calls volunteers made from the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, Abrams Hebrew Academy in Yardley and NCO Group in Horsham, Federation raised more than $1.3 million to address...
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