Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774
'Inquirer' Paints Israel as Christmas Grinch
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Lori Lowenthal Marcus for the Israel Advocacy Task Force of the Israel Center of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Christmas Day present to its readers was an Associated Press story direct from Manger Square in Bethlehem, traditionally believed to be the birthplace of Jesus. But the Inquirer added something special - its own bias against Israel. This lengthy story, with two eye-catching pictures that ran on Page A2, was headlined, "Prayers for Peace at Christmas Mass."...
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Looking for a job in the Jewish community, locally or nationally? Then visit the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's community Web site's Career Center to view employment listings at Federation, and at other Jewish agencies and organizations. This is an opportunity for job-seekers to post résumés or read informative articles that will help in the search process. Some of the...
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Roy Freundlich, JE Feature
As 2005 was coming to a close, leaders of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia came together to announce the January release of its annual "Report to the Community." The report provides a comprehensive review of business strategy, 2005-06 funding, examples of community impact and demonstrates results and accountability for the organization's operations, programs, initiatives, and responsibility to donors and...
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Lauren Pound Somers, JE Feature
As politicians debated the merits of intelligent design and the war in Iraq earlier this month, kids like Ethan Silver of Blue Bell were more interested in a serious conundrum of their own: Which is tastier, latkes at Chanukah or hamantashen at Purim? The result appeared to be a tie, as Silver and fellow members of the youth choir at...
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Zara Myers, JE Feature
Soon after Hilary Cooper moved to Philadelphia from Manhattan as a newlywed in 1999, she became involved in Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "I was - and continue to be - struck by the tremendous energy level women put into raising funds to support Jewish communities worldwide," she said. Cooper noted that her husband Richard and...
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