Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia are planning "A Tribute to Ronald Krancer," on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the JCC's Kaiserman Branch in Wynnewood. The organization's annual gala is honoring the philanthropist for his longstanding commitment to the agency. "It's an obligation of good citizenship to be thinking of other people and to be charitable," said Krancer, who serves...
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Giant dreidels, life-sized Judah Maccabeecut-outs and computers loaded up with Chanukah games are coming to strip malls in Montgomery, Chester and Bucks counties. Chabad Lubavitch's idea of bringing "Chanukah Wonderlands" to area malls stems from the desire to make the story of the Jewish revolt against the Syrian Greeks come alive for children during a month where all things Christmas...
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Jack Cohen was on hand in the parking lot of Genuardi’s in Wynnewood Sunday to help pack toys, books and nonperishable food for victims of Hurricane Katrina. The event was sponsored by Young Judaea’s “Caravan 4 Katrina” — which is sending 10 rigs to the Gulf Coast — and the Kehillah of Lower Merion.
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Jan L. Apple, JE Feature
The beauty and warmth of Shabbat stretched across an entire geographic region when a monthlong community initiative "Let's Celebrate Shabbat Across Bucks County" was observed at 12 area synagogues throughout September. While each participating congregation (Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist) tailored programming to fit particular needs, the end result yielded what it had intended - the creation of family-oriented activities that...
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Jennifer A. Katz, JE Feature
An evening tryst in June has added another wrinkle to the high-profile vehicular homicide case of Jewish restaurateur Susanna Goihman, charged with the hit-and-run death of 15-year-old Philadelphia resident Kayla Peter. Testimony surfaced earlier this month regarding an alleged affair with fellow Jewish restaurateur Alberto DelBello, who may now face legal issues of his own. Following a grand-jury indictment on...
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