Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Av 24, 5774
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Of all the subjects Scott Aaronson studied at Ab­rams Hebrew Academy in Yardley, he considered Hebrew “the biggest waste of time imaginable.”
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How does one pay the rent? Find a job? Get the landlord to fix the heater? Mail a letter? Shop for groceries? Negotiate public transportation? Learn how to use a computer? Get some kind of an education? Four men in their early 20s, originally from the Darfur region of Sudan, are facing these questions — and many more — as...
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Meet Dena Herrin: a Hebrew school drop-out who married a practicing Catholic — and then went on to become president of one of the largest Reform congregations in Greater Philadelphia. Herrin laughs at the memory of convincing her dad to let her off the hook from religious school because she hated it “with an absolute passion.”
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Justin Sacharoff
Edith Rosen, a longtime resident of Elkins Park who is not afraid to call herself “the best,” celebrated her 106th birthday last week with her friends and family at Sunrise Senior Living in Abington. Surrounded by many of her friends, Rosen was treated to the tunes of decades past, sung by the two-person group known as Unforgettable. She’s always been...
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Laura Goldman
Philadelphia attorney Stev­en Cozen is continuing his nine-year quest to hold the Saudi Arabian government accountable for its alleged involvement in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
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