Thursday, May 26, 2016 Iyyar 18, 5776
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Rachel* became a single parent overnight when her husband died of a massive heart attack. She and sons Scott and Adam, then 8 and 12, were emotionally and financially devastated. "He died suddenly without a pension or life insurance, leaving little money for such luxuries as Jewish summer camp," said Rachel. Yet Rachel viewed camp as a necessity for her...
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Phillies baseball fans set to attend the Aug. 18 Jewish Heritage Night at Citizens Bank Park were expected to be among the first community members to participate in the 2011 Mitzvah Food Project High Holiday food drive. Cans of food were being collected in designated drums beside each of two Federation kiosks during the Phillies game, helping to score a...
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Philadelphia-area attorneys, accountants and other professional advisers are invited to participate in the Solomon and Sylvia Bronstein Seminar at The Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia. This annual event, sponsored by the Estate Planners Advisory Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 8, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Samuel A. Donaldson, JD, LLM, will...
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Leonard Barrack has been re-elected to a fourth term as president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. The Federation's Board of Trustees signed off on his nomination during a July 29 meeting, at which they also approved $16.3 million in unrestricted allocations for local and international projects for 2010-11. The other officers elected included Bennett L. Aaron, vice president,...
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's board of trustees has approved the distribution of some $20 million to fund a wide array of local and international programs and institutions. At its July 28 board meeting, Federation officials reported having $15.5 million available in unrestricted funds, some $806,000 fewer dollars than last year. At the same time, the amount of restricted...
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