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Philadelphians Recall a Rousing 55-Year Parade of Religious Life

For Diana Gottlieb, seeing the large ballroom at Beth Emeth-B'nai Yitzhok filled with more than 200 people dancing, singing and talking about the good...

The Right Place at the Right Time

Lubavitch of Bucks County has built a new center in Newtown where the Jews of the community can socialize, hang out, or just sit...
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Probing Delusions Wrought by Oslo

Even as a young man - even before he was a teenager - Dr. Kenneth Levin recalls having an intense interest in Israel and...
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38 Varied Individuals Leave Special Legacies Behind

Some of them were outgoing, with large circles of friends, while others were loners. Some left behind families filled with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren...
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Boo! Lubavitch Shoo Away Ghosts of the Past

The second-floor balcony of the historic General Wayne Inn appears unsteady. And the porch below - blocked off by chain-link fence and yellow police...
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Groups Build Their Cases on Nominee

To confirm or not to confirm? For some political groups, that is indeed the question as Judge John G. Roberts Jr., nominated by President George...
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Summer Friends, Closer Than Ever

Two friends separated by nearly 6,000 miles began their senior year in high school recently - Leigh Kesselman at Cheltenham High School and Abi...
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A Partner to Assist Coordinated Disaster-Relief Plan

With news of the widespread devastation of Hurricane Katrina, a tremendous outpouring of care and goodwill has come from the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community....

Grief, Get Ye Behind Me!

Dealing with the death of a loved one is never easy, and when you lose a spouse of almost half a century, it is...
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‘Flounder Bill’ and His Honey Just Hit 70 Years of Wedded Bliss

Evelyn Nerenberg likes to talk; she likes to philosophize. After all, at her age, why shouldn't she have a thing or two to say...