Saturday, August 23, 2014 Av 27, 5774

Zara Myers

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When Francine Lipstein was a child, her mother talked to her about how she survived the Holocaust in Auschwitz. Sally Chase also told her daughter that every life had a purpose. "It was a message I took seriously," said Lipstein. "When I was 8 years old, I went to Israel on a family trip to see relatives," she said. "Early...
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In a show of unity in the face of mounting international Arab extremism, as well as anti-Israel sentiment on America's college campuses, some 800 people turned out for last weekend's sold-out screening of "Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West" at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Welcoming those to the March 26 event - organized by Aish Philadelphia, the...
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In Israel, a recent survey showed that 40,000 children - at lease 1.5 percent of the total child population - are victims of parental incompetence, cruelty, neglect or emotional, physical and sexual abuse. However, the problem has existed, along with denial and lack of public awareness, for a much longer time, and led to the founding of ELI in 1979...
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Giving their "strength, time and energy" to the Jewish community is a vitally important part of giving tzedakah for Fran and Larry Chelder. The 70-year-old couple are heading a drive for the fourth year for used cell phones for domestic-abuse victims and the frail elderly. "We just do," said Fran. "We're people of action." An initiative of the Jewish Federation...
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Samuel J. Greenblatt recently offered some advice to volunteers and staff working on the 2006 annual campaign of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia: "Remember that what you are doing is important and good," stated the campaign chair. "Believe in what you do, and do it with enthusiasm." Greenblatt, who has an undergraduate degree in business from Temple University and...
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