Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Iyyar 17, 5776
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As for an ongoing campaign to “Save the Consulate,” led by Lou Balcher, who served as the consul’s director of academic affairs under three consul generals from 2004 to 2013, the consensus seems to be that it’s a lost cause.
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Rachel Kurland | JE Staff
Rosalie Chris Lerman died May 19 of natural causes at the age of 90 in her Philadelphia home. She survived the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp along with her two sisters.
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Jon Marks | JE Staff
The members of the 2016 Philadelphia Jewish Sports Hall of Fame class may not be household names on a national level, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less worthy.
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Joshua Runyan | JE Editor-in-Chief
For many alumni and parents, collective responsibility of all the campuses in their midst has given way to supporting a handful of particular schools. These are the challenges facing any Jewish leader on campus today.



The Calendar

Wed. May 25
KleinLife (formerly known as Klein JCC)
11:45 AM-1:45 PM
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Wed. May 25
Raphael, The Prophet Isaiah, detail
Judaic Studies Program of Drexel University
3:00 PM-4:30 PM

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