Friday, March 6, 2015 AdarI 15, 5775
The Mitzvah Food Project's High Holiday Food Drive is right around the corner and strong community support is essential to its success. The synagogues and agencies listed here will begin accepting kosher donations in September. All items must be kosher and non-perishable, and in properly sealed containers. Vegetarian, lower-salt, lower-sugar and low-fat items are particularly appreciated. All items' expiration dates...
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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Mitch Sterling, incoming chair of the Renaissance Group, Federation's division for young Jewish adults, saw a lot of people just like him when he attended his first group-sponsored social event in Spring 2005. "I had just graduated from Villa­nova University School of Law, began working in Center City and stopped by a Renaissance happy hour at a local pub," he...
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Jews are no strangers at baseball games, especially around here. But the fifth annual Jewish Heritage Night at the Phillies on Aug. 7 gave members of the tribe an extra excuse to flaunt their pride. Before the game, martial artists, musicians and Israeli folk dancers invited passersby to join them just outside Citizens Bank Park in South Philly. Inside the...
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More than 275 Holocaust Survivors enjoyed a festive lunch, dancing to the music of the Bobby Block Orchestra and a chance to schmooze with one another during a May Café Europa event at the Buck Hotel in Feasterville. This much-anticipated annual event was made possible by Jewish Family and Children's Service in partnership with the Conference on Jewish Material Claims...
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It is only early August, but only 80 slots remain on the Greater Philadelphia Mega Mission 2012, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, which is scheduled for Dec. 19 to 28. Mission co-chairs Shari Odenheimer, Michelle and Jeffrey Barrack and Michele and Robert Levin anticipate that this mission, which will enable participants to experience Israel through the ages...
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