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The group leans back and enjoys the relaxing comfort of the Dead Sea. From left: Danielle Shinder, Alene Papish, Hallie Fischer, Phil Keitel, Sara Sokolow and Melissa Kaplan

NextGen Future Leaders Visit Israel

Jewish Federation’s NextGen took a group of 26 passionate future leaders on the annual eight-day Israel360 mission. While exploring the sights, sounds, tastes and...
Jewish Federation's Naomi Adler with the Jewish Resident Council of Ann's Choice

Jewish Resident Council of Ann’s Choice Hosts Naomi Adler

On July 11, the Jewish Resident Council of Ann’s Choice hosted Naomi Adler, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Adler...
A group of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy students with medals around their neck

Barrack Students Place at TEAM+S Competition in Maryland

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy’s ninth/10th and 11th/12th grade STEAM teams won national finalist status (fourth in the nation) at the national TEAM+S competition...
car driving along the beach with a pile of luggage on top

Ask Miriam | Consistency Crucial Even in Summer

Dear Miriam, A few weeks ago, you wrote about loosening family dinner schedules and mealtime expectations during summer vacation. I'm having sort of the opposite...
A girl swings on a swing while another girl pushes her

JFCS Child Welfare Program Holds First Annual Reunion Picnic

Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia’s Child Welfare Program held their first annual reunion picnic. Current and former children, families, parents and...
Jay Spector, president and CEO of JEVS Human Services with Ivan Szeftel (chair), Ned Kaplin (past board chair), Ben Zuckerman (past board chair), Bill Becker and Ellen Kraftsow-Kogan (board secretary).

JEVS Recognizes Employee Terms of Service of 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 Years

JEVS recently held an Employee Recognition event, recognizing employee terms of service of 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years. Among those recognized for...
Carol Gabel, Elaine Hahn and Elaine Van Brecht

Federation Housing Residents Visit Camden Aquarium

Debra Ross, activities coordinator from Golden Slipper Gems, accompanied 80 residents from Federation Housing on a trip to the Camden Aquarium on June 26.
A woman holds a young child

Female Hebrew Benevolent Society at 200: Emergency Aid for Women Since 1819

Joyce needed help right away. A 57-year-old single Jewish woman, Joyce suffered from a raft of health problems — depression, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pancreatitis...
bicyclists on a ride sponsored by Friends of the Arava Institute and Hazon

Bicyclists Ride Through Montgomery County

On June 30, a group of bicyclists enjoyed a 25-mile ride through Montgomery County, sponsored by Friends of the Arava Institute and Hazon. Participants...
Man inspects a carton of rotten produce from the grocery store

Ask Miriam | Who’s to Blame for Bad Food?

Dear Miriam, I've purchased a few food products recently that weren't good. For example, milk that was sour before its expiration date, frozen chicken nuggets...