Monday, April 21, 2014 Nisan 21, 5774
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Jews locally and around the world recently celebrated Passover -- a holiday resonant with themes of exodus and freedom. Thanks to the success of Project Warmth, a philanthropic initiative launched this winter through the generosity of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Family Foundation, 750 low-income members of the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community (657 adults and 93 children) were liberated from...
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Richard J. Green, keynote speaker at the April 24 Jewish Federation Real Estate Group Conference at Lafayette Hills' Green Valley Country Club, stands upon the shoulders of men who have successfully weathered economic storms. Green will share his experiences as CEO of Firstrust Bank during this breakfast program devoted to discussion of "Solving the Capital Stack." Green is the third...
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Amy Purdy, JF Feature
"We all share a common past, and a common hope for the future," declares Itka Zygmantowicz, a Northeast Philadelphia Holocaust survivor, who will join more than 300 local survivors in celebration of life at Café Europa, on Wednesday, May 6. This fourth annual event is free and open to all Holocaust survivors in the Greater Philadelphia area. The program, which...
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Philadelphia's memorial ceremony for the 6 million represents a time to remember and retell
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Arie Shnaper is a self-described "Holocaust activist." He was one of the founding members of the United Partisan Organization (UPO), a group of Jewish residents in the Vilna ghetto who were committed to meeting three objectives. "We vowed to obtain arms; to wage acts of sabotage against the Germans whenever possible; and, most importantly, to resist when the Germans began...
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Amy Purdy, JF Feature
On Sunday, April 19, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Kehillah of Old York Road will do what the Jewish community has always done in tough times -- draw closer together, reach out to one another and connect with the larger community. In response to the current recession, the Kehillah will present a free resource fair, themed "Offering a Hand...
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