Friday, May 22, 2015 Sivan 4, 5775
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Although they live thousands of miles away, the residents of Ma'alot-Tarshicha in the Galilee region of Israel are well-acquainted with the Apter and Barrer families of Greater Philadelphia. Many local artists and art students in Israel's only Arab-Israeli joint municipality consider both families, who are long-standing donors to the Apter Barrer Arts Center, to be their "muses." Recently, the center...
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Dr. Steven Nichtberger, president and CEO of Tengion, will speak about "Regenerative Human Organs and Tissues" on Monday, Nov. 8, 6:30 p.m., at Har Zion Temple, 1500 Hagys Ford Road, Penn Valley. The program, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Health Care Affiliation, will kick off with a cocktail and networking reception. Tengion is a clinical-stage biotechnology company...
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Sara Minkoff, chair of the Nominating Committee of Women’s Philanthropy (WP), an affinity of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, is seeking nominations from community members for the 2013-2014 WP Board. According to the WP bylaws, nominations should be based on the following criteria: • Leadership experience • An ability to work well with others • Recommendations • Affiliation with...
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Your community organization can be a part of the Israel 65 ­Parade and Festival scheduled for Sunday, May 19 in Philadelphia. Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia for a gala celebration of Israel Indepen­dence Day. Floats and marchers will line up at Eakins Oval by the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 10:30 a.m. and parade to the Pennsylvania Convention...
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Marcy Bacine, Sue Panitch and Jill Zipin, co-chairs of the 2013 Women’s Advocacy Day in Washington, D.C., invite women interested in such public policy priorities as gun violence, violence against women, the elderly and Israel to join them on Tuesday, March 19. The Women’s Philanthropy affinity of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is joining forces with Women of Vision,...
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