Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
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Jared Shelly, JE Feature
The decadent gourmet cheesecake topped with fresh blueberries and raspberries Barbara Shotz heartily enjoyed may have been a far cry from the prepackaged meals that she and other volunteers from the JCC Klein Branch deliver to needy seniors. But while the dessert and lavish June 23 party at the Inn at Penn entertained Shotz, she appreciated even more the event's...
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Financier Contemplates a Run
Philadelphia businesswoman Robin Weissman is reportedly contemplating a run against freshman Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick (R-District 8) in next year's congressional elections. According to Ramona Oliver, a spokeswoman for Emily's List, which supports women candidates in legislative races, the Democrat has held several conversations with the organization. The Web site www.PoliticsPA.com recently reported that Weissman is postponing a decision for a...
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Pennsylvanians who spend their summers at the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation's camp will soon have a much shorter distance to travel. Camp JRF, as it is known, will relocate from its present location in Illinois to South Sterling, Pa., located in Wayne County in the Poconos. Just last month at its board of directors meeting, the organization signed a contract to...
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Stepping over an aged dog to enter a modest living room on a quiet street in East Mount Airy - cooled by an afternoon breeze and decorated with pictures of her children, both biological and adopted - it's hard to imagine that the woman sitting inside spends much of her time inside prison walls. But in between sips of powdered...
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The Jewish Exponent was honored as the best-looking Jewish newspaper in the country in the year 2004 by the American Jewish Press Association at its annual meeting, this year held in Boston. First-place honors were earned by the Exponent staff as part of the AJPA's annual Simon Rockower Awards. The award for overall graphic design - which takes into account...
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