Sunday, September 21, 2014 Elul 26, 5774

Jared Shelly

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Israel possesses the intelligence and capability to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, according to Efraim Halevy, who served as the head of Israel's intelligence agency, the Mossad, from 1998-2002. "You must assume that we know more than probably many people think we know," said Halevy, who spoke Monday to about 100 people at the law offices of Ballard Spahr...
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With the sun seemingly pinpointed on the Israeli flag hanging on a lamppost along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Holocaust survivors and members of Philadelphia’s Jewish community gathered to memorialize the many lives lost in the Shoah. With the theme of “Resistance, Defiance and Courage: Jewish Acts of Survival,” the annual ceremony held at the Monument to the Six Million Jewish...
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When Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in the Soviet Union in the mid-1980s, and began opening up the country to permit more individual freedoms, Sofiya Gutman - a teacher who'd worked as a writer for the Soviet daily newspaper, Pravda - took it as an opportunity to help Jews around the country organize. In 1986, she developed the Jewish cultural...
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Way back in the early days, just arriving at Philmont Country Club - located in what was then the underdeveloped suburb of Huntington Valley - could prove to be a chore. "To get here was a problem," recalled 83-year-old Robert Rosenau, a longtime member of the club who served on the board for more than 50 years. "There were very...
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After the board of directors at the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Jewish Day School voted last month to consolidate its Bucks County branch with the Forman Center in Elkins Park, 33 young people were left wondering where they will go to school next year. So far, 10 families have committed to sending their children to Forman, according to Stuart Appel,...
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