Sunday, May 24, 2015 Sivan 6, 5775
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Bernice Kaplan (right), a member of the Philadelphia Dickens Fellowship, got a chance to meet and greet Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, great-great-great granddaughter of literary legend Charles Dickens, at the group’s gathering at Cavanaugh’s (formerly the Dickens Inn) in Society Hill. The scion of the great writer is on a U.S. lecture tour. Wonder if Hawksley got a chance to hear...
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Dr. Esther S. Oh (center) brought insight into aging as guest speaker recently at the Madlyn and Abramson Center for Jewish Life’s Evening of Recognition, at which close to 200 donors to the Horsham Township center’s Annual Fund were recognized. Greeting Oh, an assistant professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology and associate director of the Johns Hopkins...
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Philadelphian Rachel Isenberg will be scaling California’s Mount Whitney on Sunday, Aug. 25, as a fundraiser for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Taking on the 14,505-foot mountain for the PDF hits home — Isenberg’s mother is afflicted with the disease. They are “Women of Distinction,” and the Mid-Atlantic Region of American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is honoring them this...
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Josh Harris has crossed the bridge, adding the Jersey Devils of hockey to his ownership of the NBA Philadelphia Sixers.
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Beatrice Barrish (left) and Millie Zazoff, founding members of Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El,, attend the unveiling — along with their rabbi, Howard A. Addison — of the synagogue’s cornerstone, brought in from its former site, at its new location on Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel grounds in Elkins Park.
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