Thursday, July 2, 2015 Tammuz 15, 5775
By:
Lynn B. Edelman and Amy Purdy, JF Feature
This is the first in a monthly series of articles focusing on Jewish day schools in the Greater Philadelphia area. Each story will focus on the cutting-edge educational and extracurricular opportunities that nurture the academic and spiritual growth of each student, preparing them to take their rightful place in the Jewish community. Next month's article will spotlight the Raymond and...
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On Jan. 16, the Klein JCC in Northeast Philadelphia staged an Israel Solidarity Rally. Asaf Romirowsky, manager of Israel and Middle East Affairs for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, updated the crowd of 200 people about the current situation in the Gaza region. Following the rally, participants signed letters to Pennsylvania state representatives and to Israeli Defense Force soldiers...
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Answer or make calls this Sunday, Jan. 25. This Sunday, you have the power to make a difference in the lives of Israelis who live in Netivot-Sedot Negev, Philadelphia's Partnership 2000 communities. These men, women and children, who live mere miles from Israel's border with Gaza, have been caught in the cross-fire of Hamas rocket attacks. They depend on our...
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A standing-room-only gathering of 900 or so friends of Israel participated in a Jan. 10 Solidarity Service sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Kehillah of Old York Road. They filled the sanctuary of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park to show support for Israel's right to defend herself in the current conflict against Hamas terrorist attacks in...
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By:
Amy Purdy, JF Feature
From seasoned volunteers to first-time participants, Super Sunday 2009 is an opportunity to be part of the collective power of our caring community. "I've been a volunteer for as long as there's been Super Sunday in Philadelphia. I just love the camaraderie and the excitement of raising funds to help those in need," says dedicated Federation volunteer Dick Berman. Super...
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