Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775
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The future of the Ten Commandment tablets now ensconced in the Jewish Community Services Building on Arch Street is quite clear: They'll hang in the Center City foyer for years to come. What remains a mystery, however, is their past. According to the donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, the two white-marble decalogues with gold lettering - about 42 inches...
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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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The future of the Ten Commandment tablets now ensconced in the Jewish Community Services Building on Arch Street is quite clear: They'll hang in the Center City foyer for years to come. What remains a mystery, however, is their past. According to the donor, who wishes to remain anonymous, the two white-marble decalogues with gold lettering - about 42 inches...
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Divided They Stand! In a week in which the radical clerics governing Iran seemed to be moving even closer to an unhindered quest for nuclear weapons - while other Islamist radicals prepared to take over the Palestinian Authority - you wouldn't think the greatest threat to Israel would come from within its own borders. But the pitched battle at the...
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Signs have begun appearing on the lawns of various synagogues, agencies and schools from the Main Line to the Northeast and through the Old York Road corridor as well. Their message? "It's time for Super Sunday 2006." The message the signs relay: "A New Year. A New Day. A Day of Giving." Hands on either side of the words reach...
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