Saturday, November 29, 2014 Kislev 7, 5775
Amid these Days of Awe, I remember one of my favorite Torah portions, Nehemiah, which describes how our ancestors celebrated Rosh Hashanah when they returned to Israel from Persia after a long exile. It was a time of rebuilding and renewal, and the people sought inspiration from the words of our prophets. On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, men...
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Renew your commitment to giving back to our Jewish community this fall by signing up for the Oct. 14 community phone-a-thon at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, 272 South Bryn Mawr Ave., in Bryn Mawr. Join Federation and make the calls that make an important difference in the lives of Jews in need here in Greater Philadelphia, in Israel...
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Cousins Brian Zaslow and Keith Morgan are self-­described “nice Jewish boys” from Philadelphia. They are also the owners and operators of “Dough Nuts for Doughnuts,” the company that is bring­ing the beleaguered Krispy Kreme donut chain back to Greater Philadelphia. Morgan is the former CEO of AAMCO Transmissions, a firm co-founded by his father in 1963. Zaslow is the former...
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Women of Vision, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, will host a private screening of the award-winning film Miss Representation on Monday, Nov. 12, at Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd., Elkins Park. This documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom exposes how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film...
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Join us on Sunday, Nov. 11 for Federation’s 5th Annual Mitzvah Mania Day of Community Service. Two hundred volunteers are needed to get their hands dirty in the Lotus Garden — an urban oasis in the Cobbs Creek section of Fairmount Park. You’ll clean up and enhance the trails, install hydrangeas, asters and other native ferns and flowers in partnership...
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