Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775
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Following the notion that a non-profit institution needs to be run with a business sensibility, the board of Gratz College has tapped a longtime Jewish communal fundraiser to be its next president. Joy Goldstein on June 21 was officially named the 116-year-old institution's first female president and the 10th in its history. The selection of Goldstein, who had been serving...
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Rabbi Margot Stein of Bala Cynwyd has, for the past five years, specialized in Bar and Bat Mitzvah tutoring for children with special needs. Until now, she's done this mostly through word-of-mouth, but now she has launched a new website, www.booktobimah.com , and named her business On Eagle's Wings. The name is a reference to a quote from the book...
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The Baldwin School has named one of its three libraries after Holocaust victim Anne Frank in honor of a $1 million anonymous donation. "Anne Frank is remembered for her courage, spirit and strength of character; attributes that we value highly within our community and encourage within our own 'thinking girls,' " head of school Sally Powell said in a statement,...
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Torah Academy Girls High School has received a pledge of $4.5 million toward a future move from its shared home with the Orthodox grade school in Wynnewood to an independent facility, the school recently announced. The magnitude of the gift, from Ted and Phyllis Kosloff, is predicated on the future building being located in or near Lower Merion Township, according...
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Members of Congregation Raim Ahuvim will try to solicit donations to repair damage to their Wynnefield Orthodox shul caused by an electrical fire last week, president Marvin Gornish said this week. While no one was injured in the fire, the financial wound it left behind threatens the future of the tiny congregation. Gornish said he wasn't sure how much it...
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