Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774

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Teen attendance is expected to be on the increase for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Super Sunday 2006 on Feb. 12, because of new initiatives that have been planned just for them. "It's important to bring this population into the Jewish community, and help them understand what Super Sunday is and have them feel that they are part of...
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Arriving at his home in Northeast Philadelphia after work one day, Ben Bargerhuff noticed some flyers wrapped in a rubber band lying on his lawn. He thought nothing of it since it was the night before Election Day last November. But when he thumbed through the contents, he saw not candidate pitch sheets, but four pages of anti-Semitic material. Containing...
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He's a reality-show contestant who developed a reputation for hitting on women on national television. She's a veteran legislator who trounced her opponent two years ago in a district that leans slightly in favor of her own party. If you were a betting soul, who would you give the odds to come November? The incumbent, of course, say analysts. Allyson...
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Incumbents face tough house fights
Election Day may seem far off - more than nine months to be exact - but already, 2006 is promising to be a spicy year for Pennsylvania voters. Some say it will get downright annoying in the Philadelphia area, with television viewers treated to attack ads for not only the gubernatorial race at the top of the ticket, but also...
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Teenage girls and boys frantically hugged one another and exchanged high-fives while their parents wiped away an occasional tear as a group of high-schoolers returned home last week after a nearly six-month stay in Israel. Yosef Razin - a bushy-haired 16-year-old and one of the 51 members of Akiba Hebrew Academy's junior class to travel to the Jewish state -...
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