Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
Philadelphia and Netivot/Sedot Negev celebrate their longtime Partnership 2000 shiddach
Har Zion Synagogue in Penn Valley was the setting for a festive 10th-anniversary celebration last Sunday. The social hall was decorated. Guests enjoyed food, drink and dancing to the music of the Sally Mitlas Orchestra. It was a fitting tribute to the successful marriage of two partners -- the Jewish community of Greater Philadelphia, and the Jewish communities of Netivot...
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10. It's a short drive from the Blue Route, the Schuylkill Expressway and the Pennsylvania Turnpike. 9. SEPTA's 100 Trolley Line stops right at the door, and the Bryn Mawr station on the R5 regional rail line is within walking distance. 8. Federation has arranged for bus transportation from several key locations for registered volunteers. 7. Child care and children's...
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To build ruach ("spirit") and make it easier for volunteers to participate in Super Sunday on Jan. 27, round-trip bus transportation will be provided to Super Sunday headquarters at the Jewish Federation Radnor Campus, 270 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr. The deadline for reserving bus transportation is Jan. 11. Bucks County A bus will depart at 10 a.m., from...
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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Mary Weltman, who lives in Federation Housing Inc.'s Shalom House in Northeast Philadelphia, felt flattered to be included in an oral-history project co-sponsored by the National Museum of American Jewish History and the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center. The 85-year-old Sephardic Jew wanted to share her life story, and preserve memories of her Turkish-born parents for her children and grandchildren. Weltman,...
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Three committed community young professionals were honored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia recently for their leadership expertise. Missy Johnson, general counsel and vice president of human resources for the Girls Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, received the Mrs. Isadore Kohn Young Leadership Award. Johnson is a longtime Federation volunteer who currently serves on the Board of Trustees. She is...
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