Saturday, September 24, 2016 Elul 21, 5776
Your business and Philadelphia-area Jewish day schools and Jewish early learning center programs may benefit from a state program that offers a tax credit to companies who invest in school scholarships. The Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) enables qualifying businesses to target up to $300,000 of Pennsylvania state tax dollars directly to schools supported by Federation's Foundation for Jewish Day...
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Lynn B. Edelman
S. Robert Landow is a hands-on, passionate Jewish communal leader, but this wasn't always the case. "My initial involvement with Federation was to simply write an annual check as a symbolic gesture of giving back to the Jewish community," he said. But a conversation with Jeffrey Barrack after a Federation breakfast featuring noted attorney Steven Cozen influenced him to change...
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Jessica Endy, Jewish Exponent Feature
Thanks to leadership from organizations like the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA), Philadelphia is one of only a few cities in America to strategically engage young professionals in addressing the challenges of aging today and in the future. GenPhilly, a program of PCA, supports a network of approximately 300 emerging professionals who are inspiring...
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An estimated 8,000 individuals took advantage of Sunday's sunshine and spring temperatures to celebrate the 64th anniversary of Israel's independence. The Isramerica House Band and iconic Israeli folk legend Nurit Galron made Penn's Landing come alive with festive music. Rak Dan dancers set the crowd's feet in motion with Israeli dancing. WOGL radio personalities Harvey Holliday and Tommy McCarthy served...
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Jessica Endy, Jewish Exponent Feature
The murder of 6 million Jewish martyrs and the physical atrocities committed against millions of others during the Holocaust have, understandably, been the main focus when examining and remembering the Holocaust over the past 70-plus years.
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