Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
In her role as assistant director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Sister Judith Kreipe has worked extensively with young people who have been bullied. She knows the importance of addressing this problem before it escalates. This is why Sister Kreipe is so proud that the Archdiocese has collaborated with the Jewish Federation of Greater...
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From now through Feb. 13, support Israel through the purchase of Israeli goods and products and then catch people in the act of making these purchases. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia wants to continue the momentum of solidarity and support for the State of Israel, generated by the Feb. 2 program at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts...
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Come for Super Sunday, Then Stay for the Learning! February 01, 2012 There is no reason to go home during the break between sessions for Federation's Feb. 12 Super Sunday phone-a-thon. Tribe 12/LimmudPhilly will offer a taste of its signature innovative educational programming between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, 272 S. Bryn Mawr...
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Elliot Rosen helped to bring Super Sunday to Greater Philadelphia and has been involved in the annual phone-a-thon ever since its inception in the early 1980s. "The late Jerome Dick, a campaign leader in the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, pioneered the concept in 1980," Rosen said, adding that Dick's concept of a community event using the telephone to connect...
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Lynn Edelman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Robert M. Gates, who will present "A Diplomat's Guide to the New Middle East" for donors at Federation's March 15 Main Event, is accustomed to setting precedents. When he accepted the invitation of President Barack Obama to continue in his position as secretary of defense, a role he served in the previous administration, he became the first such official to...
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