Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Kislev 4, 5775
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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Lauren Pound Somers, JF Feature
The concept of l'dor v'dor , "from generation to generation," usually refers to traditions handed down from family to family, but can it ring true for businesses as well? At one local law firm, the answer is a resounding "yes." "The interests of our founding partners have been passed down from one generation to the next, so giving back to...
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Soon after Hezbollah declared war on Israel, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia activated its Israel Emergency Fund to help provide the initial $2 million that was immediately sent to communities in northern Israel. "Federation has a two-pronged approach in its efforts to assist Israel," said Jeri Zimmerman, director of Federation's Center for Israel and Overseas. "One is to provide...
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