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Click on Google, or any of the other search engines on the Web, and you'll receive a plethora of responses to your request for information on Jewish organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area. To find out which organization offers the program or service that best meets your needs, you'll ultimately have to talk to a human being. The Jewish Information...
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If Jewish voters could be defined by a color, would they be red or blue? During the 2000 presidential elections, political pundits used red to designate those states leaning towards the Republican ticket and blue for those states expected to vote Democratic. During the 2004 elections, the definition was expanded to differentiate between those states perceived as liberal -- or...
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During his 1978 trip to Israel as a participant on the Federation's President's Mission, Steve and Sandy Cozen heard a short story that spoke volumes about Jewish commitment. Their guide took the group to Mount Herzl in Jerusalem for a tour of the military cemetery. Near the tomb of Theodor Herzl, founder of the political Zionist movement, they stopped at...
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Students and parents from the Jewish Children's Folkshul hosted a "Souper Bowl Sunday" fundraiser on Feb. 24 to benefit the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Mitzvah Food Project. The community gathered to recreate a soup kitchen, where individuals could enjoy a lunch of homemade soup and bread, prepared and donated by families. Folkshul's band, "The Mamas and the Tates," provided...
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The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation is moving forward with plans to redevelop and significantly enhance the Philadelphia Holocaust Memorial at the head of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The project is supported by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the City of Philadelphia, the Fairmount Park Commission, and a cross-section of Philadelphia's public, civic and corporate leaders. The memorial serves as a gathering...
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