Sunday, December 28, 2014 Tevet 6, 5775
The Mitzvah Food Project's High Holiday Food Drive is right around the corner and strong community support is essential to its success. The synagogues and agencies listed here will begin accepting kosher donations in September. All items must be kosher and non-perishable, and in properly sealed containers. Vegetarian, lower-salt, lower-sugar and low-fat items are particularly appreciated. All items' expiration dates...
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South Philadelphia* Requirements: Two backup delivery drivers are needed to pick up food boxes (weighing approximately 20-30 lbs.) at United Communities of South Philadelphia, Eighth Street and Snyder Avenue, on the third Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m. Distribute to recipients throughout South Philadelphia on a route that takes approximately 45 minutes. Backup volunteers will receive advance notice when...
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Jews are no strangers at baseball games, especially around here. But the fifth annual Jewish Heritage Night at the Phillies on Aug. 7 gave members of the tribe an extra excuse to flaunt their pride. Before the game, martial artists, musicians and Israeli folk dancers invited passersby to join them just outside Citizens Bank Park in South Philly. Inside the...
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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Mitch Sterling, incoming chair of the Renaissance Group, Federation's division for young Jewish adults, saw a lot of people just like him when he attended his first group-sponsored social event in Spring 2005. "I had just graduated from Villa­nova University School of Law, began working in Center City and stopped by a Renaissance happy hour at a local pub," he...
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More than 275 Holocaust Survivors enjoyed a festive lunch, dancing to the music of the Bobby Block Orchestra and a chance to schmooze with one another during a May Café Europa event at the Buck Hotel in Feasterville. This much-anticipated annual event was made possible by Jewish Family and Children's Service in partnership with the Conference on Jewish Material Claims...
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