Saturday, December 27, 2014 Tevet 5, 5775
Amid all the speculation about a possible Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities -- and what such a strike would mean for the United States -- Robert M. Gates says he's "blessedly" relieved that he's no longer the Pentagon's top man. Throughout his decades of government service, including stints as secretary of defense and director of the CIA, Gates has...
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Gail Norry, a Rydal resident and chair of National Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federations of North America, recently spoke about the power of female leadership before a Knesset committee during a recent mission to Israel. She traveled there as part of a Federation "Heart to Heart" mission, which included 153 women from around the country, 34 of them from...
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Give 600 people some training, sustain them with food, arm them with pledge cards and pens, then set them loose on the banks of phones at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. What do you get? More than 3,000 gifts totaling well over $1 million in contributions to the 2012 Jewish Federation Annual Campaign. The men, women, teens, young adults...
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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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