Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774
You can now turn your car or truck into a charitable contribution to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Federation works with a car donation processor, which makes all the arrangements at no cost to you. You'll receive a letter for tax return purposes that will indicate the amount for which your vehicle sold. The proceeds from the sale will...
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Foundation for Jewish Camp are surveying local families to find out what attracts or deters them from Jewish camp. The survey was emailed to about 3,000 area families who participate in PJ Library, a national initiative that mails free books with Jewish themes to young children. Brian Mono, director of the Federation's...
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Lynn B. Edelman and Paige Guber Jewish Federation Feature
"Love thy neighbor" is a basic tenet of our Judeo-Christian tradition. When individuals learn to work, live and grow together, it enables them to reconcile their differences. This is the premise behind the Galilee Youth Circus, a program that brings together Jewish and Arab young people, ages 6 to 18, for after-school programs in acrobatics and circus arts. These young...
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Daniella Slon, Jewish Federation Feature
Sarah Katuran is a sprightly 95-year-old woman with a smile that radiates. She gets around with the aid of a walker, uses an amplifier to improve her hearing and suffers from macular degeneration, making reading difficult. However, despite such challenges, Sarah made the trip to Center City Philadelphia on a recent Friday morning for a special reunion, and her excitement...
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia hosted 550 of its most loyal donors recently at Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley during its 16th annual Circle of Partners celebration. The June 5 event paid tribute to men and women who have contributed to the annual campaign for more than 25 years, helping to sustain Jewish values and provide for the...
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