Saturday, May 23, 2015 Sivan 5, 5775
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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 Federation CEO Ira M. Schwartz got a receptive ear in Israel to a new local plan to address food insecurity.
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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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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia expands its reach to the Sunshine State.
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By:
Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Larry Kovnat was born in the United States just after his parents emigrated from Latvia. He has always had a deep appreciation for the "many blessings" afforded him as a Jewish American and has devoted much of his life to sharing these blessings with others. Kovnat's involvement in Federation began at the age of 15, while studying for his confirmation...
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