Thursday, July 2, 2015 Tammuz 15, 5775
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Pam Jenoff, author of such best-selling novels as The Kommandant’s Girl, and, most recently, The Things We Cherished, was the guest speaker at the season-opening gathering of Hannah Senesch Hadassah in Jenkintown. The chapter’s officers, seen here, liked the booking: Front row, from left: Roz Krawitz; Sharlyn Weitz; Judy Baker, co-president; the author (who also teaches at Rutgers University/Camden School...
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Rabbi Chaim Galfand (back row, center) brought a batch of sweet 16 fifth-graders from the Perelman Jewish Day School in Melrose Park to spark the Simchat Torah celebration at the Klein JCC in the Northeast. All of those gathered, apparently, got that holiday feeling.
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Soul daughter? That’s Neshama Carlebach (third from left), daughter of the late legendary Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach, who is being celebrated these days in song in the Broadway show, Soul Doctor. The daughter has made notable musical news herself as she tours with the Green Pastures Baptist Choir (in background), recently ringing out with their Jewish/gospel sounds at a benefit for...
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Dr. D. Walter Cohen (third from left) was recently honored at the AmeriHealth Caritas Partnership Integration of Dental and Medical Conference, held in King of Prussia. Former dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and chancellor of the Medical College of Pennsylvania (since integrated into the Drexel University College of Medicine), Cohen was cited for his many...
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Dr. Rivka Carmi (fourth from left), Ben-Gurion University president, served as guest speaker, and Sherrie Savett (fifth from left), president, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, as tribute chair when American Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev honored its Women of Distinction. From left are Lynne M. Abraham, former Phila­delphia district attorney; Jane Golden, executive director of Philadelphia Mural Arts;...
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