Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774
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Last summer, Lauren Kondrad worked for something other than a bit of extra pocket money. She wanted something that meant far more to her: a trip to Israel. "Ever since kindergarten, I've wanted to go and experience it for myself," said Kondrad, a 10th-grader from Mount Laurel, N.J. "When an opportunity came up, I worked my butt off all summer...
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Holocaust survivor, author and lecturer Gerda Klein spoke to thousands of students in the Lower Merion School District last week and challenged them - by using her life story as a model - to feed the hungry so that "no child should know hunger like I did." "She has spent her life striving for human rights throughout the world," proclaimed...
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After purchasing a plot of land more than four years ago, Temple Judea of Bucks County is finally going forward with its plans to build a new home. After jumping from approximately 199 families in 2001 to its current membership of 279 families, the Doylestown synagogue has had trouble accommodating all of its members. Space in the building - and...
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"Teach a child in the way he should go, and he will not stray from it even when he gets older," says the Bible. "We all know that the rabbis felt that educating the youngest members of the next generation was critical if the Jewish people were to survive," said Maddy Malis, president and CEO of Federation Early Learning Services."They...
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Congregation Beth Chaim's sanctuary was packed with members embracing one another and offering consolation for a collective loss. A few even wept openly, knowing that this was probably the last time the congregation would be gathered together in the nearly 50-year-old building. "We don't have any alternative. We are out of money," Michael Bittman, Beth Chaim's president, had said moments...
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