Friday, July 31, 2015 Av 15, 5775
By:
Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Students from the Yemin Orde Wingate Youth Village Choir in Israel were in the United States recently to express their thanks to the many Jewish organizations that have supported the school, where more than 500 young people from 22 nations across the globe learn about each other's cultures and traditions, and discover their common connections. While in the Philadelphia area,...
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I am forever grateful for the opportunities afforded me through my affiliation with Orleans Technical Institute. As a single parent in 1974, although I had my college degree, I had been out of the workforce for 10 years, and turned to JEVS for career counseling. Financial pressures were great, and I enrolled in the JEVS School of Business, the predecessor...
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Orleans Technical Institute builds upon a legacy of family philanthropy
By:
Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
The Orleans Homebuilders family has been involved in the growth and development of the Orleans Technical Institute -- a program of JEVS Human Services, formerly the Jewish Employment and Vocational Services -- since its founding in 1979. Many of the more than 1,100 students who attend the school to train for first-time or second careers in the building-trades, court-reporting and...
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The one thing that is constant about life on an aircraft carrier is the noise. The constant roar of jet aircraft engines on the deck is complemented by other sounds heard throughout the ship and below deck: the explosive booms coming from the catapults launching planes and the reverberations of the restraining wires on the steel deck that enables others...
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By:
James McDonald, JE Feature
Growing up in a family that celebrated Christmas and Chanukah was both exciting and disheartening. On the one hand, I got double the presents. On the other, I had to see that my mother's heritage was not celebrated as fully as my father's. At a young age, this made me angry and a little bit scared. I wondered why I...
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