Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Could you survive for a full week on just $5 a day for food? Take the Food Stamp Challenge April 23 through April 30 and find out firsthand what life is like for the nearly one in three Philadelphians who rely on food stamps for their sustenance and survival. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is teaming up with the...
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Jewish Learning Venture, (formerly the Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education/Jewish Outreach Partnership), The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and 12 other Jewish communal agencies, will come together to help make area synagogues, schools, camps and other community organizations fully accessible to persons with special needs. On Sunday, April 29, 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at Congregation Adath Israel in...
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Executive Editor
Former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates has joined the chorus of past and current officials warning that a military strike against Iran could produce dire consequences. "If you think the war in Iraq was hard, an attack on Iran would, in my opinion, be a catastrophe," he said in a keynote speech to some 400 donors at the Jewish Federation...
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Jewish Federation CEO Ira M. Schwartz got a receptive ear in Israel to a new local plan to address food insecurity.
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia expands its reach to the Sunshine State.
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