Thursday, April 24, 2014 Nisan 24, 5774
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Descendants of Harry Cohen know the family's patriarch hailed from Lithuania and entered the United States via Canada. They also know that he settled in Philadelphia in 1908, before moving two years later to Neshaminy in nearby Bucks County. Once there, the tailor-cum-farmer set up a small congregation, first davening in his home and then building a structure. Information about...
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Standing alongside his "Ark," painter/sculptor Tobi Kahn (left) engages in a conversation with Jim Caplan, one of the backers of "AVODA: Objects of the Spirit," an exhibit of the artist's creation of Jewish ceremonial works, now on display through Jan. 15 at the Lawrence Gallery of Rosemont College.
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The only ones guaranteed a successful New Year, said an old skeptic, were those who sold calendars. Dunno, these "Stars" seem a safe bet to continue their winning traditions in 2006. Like who? Like these who not only kept up with the Joneses, but went farther: Kimmel center of honor? It's a major national award for Philadelphia philanthropist/humanitarian/ business mogul...
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Society Photo Gallery
Flyers prexy Ed Snider adds icing to the cake - and what a cake it is! His sweet offering to the city: The longtime communal leader is joining up with the School District of Philadelphia to form the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation, which will work to integrate the sport into the public-school curriculum. Here, Snider shows why he's such...
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This is one culture club Boy George can't crash: Kenneth Finkel , exec director/arts and culture at WHYY-TV12, is a man to watch since the station has decided to invest some $10 mil in enhanced culture coverage and producing its own mini-segments. Ten mil? Must have sold a hell of a lot of "Three Tenor" tapes to raise that. …...
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