Friday, March 6, 2015 AdarI 15, 5775
Amid these Days of Awe, I remember one of my favorite Torah portions, Nehemiah, which describes how our ancestors celebrated Rosh Hashanah when they returned to Israel from Persia after a long exile. It was a time of rebuilding and renewal, and the people sought inspiration from the words of our prophets. On the first day of Rosh Hashanah, men...
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Women of Vision, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, will host a private screening of the award-winning film Miss Representation on Monday, Nov. 12, at Gratz College, 7605 Old York Rd., Elkins Park. This documentary by Jennifer Siebel Newsom exposes how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. The film...
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Cousins Brian Zaslow and Keith Morgan are self-­described “nice Jewish boys” from Philadelphia. They are also the owners and operators of “Dough Nuts for Doughnuts,” the company that is bring­ing the beleaguered Krispy Kreme donut chain back to Greater Philadelphia. Morgan is the former CEO of AAMCO Transmissions, a firm co-founded by his father in 1963. Zaslow is the former...
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Online registration now is open for Federation’s Major Gifts event on Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown. Enjoy a festive evening of stand-up comedy with “Tonight Show” host Jay Leno and witness the pre­sentation of Federation’s Joseph Smukler Outstanding Community Leadership Award to phil­anthro­pist Stephen B. Klein. ­Reserve your seats at www.jewishphilly.org right now before they sell out...
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Join the Renaissance Group of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phil­adelphia for a Young Leadership Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Pyramid Club, 1735 Market St., Philadelphia. Dress up in your very best cocktail attire and dance to the music played by DJ Danny Estrella, named DJ of the Year by Bizbash New York...
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