Saturday, July 26, 2014 Tammuz 28, 5774
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Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Jerry Ehrlich spent roughly two months treating patients at a makeshift medical camp in Darfur, Sudan. Elaine Webster and Amanda Dawson work here to tutor a refugee family from Ethiopia. And Mary Yee provides language services to immigrant and refugee students in the Philadelphia School District. These were just some of the outreach efforts lauded by HIAS and Council Migration...
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Jonathan Golluber, president of Silver Lining Home Health Care in Wyncote, recently visited Abington Memorial Hospital -- and Marcia Nacht -- to participate in challah-delivery services provided by the Joan Grossman Center for Chaplaincy and Healing, a program of Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia.
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If all the world's a circle, include Philadelphia as a pit stop on the way to "Gilded Lions and Jeweled Horses: The Synagogue to the Carousel," a new exhibition at the American Folk Art Museum in New York. The display conveys the story of a little-known aspect of American carousel history and its connection to Jewish visual culture, including the...
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People from Pennsylvania and Delaware who wish to make Israel their new home can now seek the help of Daniel Tuksar, who will be serving for two years as the official aliyah shaliach in Philadelphia on behalf of the Jewish Agency for Israel. A newlywed, Tuksar and his Israeli wife, Hila, moved here in August so he could take up...
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When Shirley Rachlin started Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel's Richard E. Rudolph Jr. preschool program back in 1957, she aimed to provide the two dozen students under her watch with an arena for hands-on learning experiences. So the Wyncote resident, now 81, had the children bake hamantashen, make puppets, celebrate Shabbat and sing songs with the rabbi, among other activities. The...
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