Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774
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Bernice Kaplan (right), a member of the Philadelphia Dickens Fellowship, got a chance to meet and greet Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, great-great-great granddaughter of literary legend Charles Dickens, at the group’s gathering at Cavanaugh’s (formerly the Dickens Inn) in Society Hill. The scion of the great writer is on a U.S. lecture tour. Wonder if Hawksley got a chance to hear...
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Members of Old York Road Temple-Beth Am didn’t need Queen to tell them “We Are the Champions”: The Abington team in the Delaware Valley Synagogue League just knocked the cover off the ball to take the 2013 softball title. Front row, from left: Stephen (Fritz) Freeman, Steve Glassman, Barry Gold, Rick Rosenstein and Bobby Schiller. Standing, from left: Brett Merves,...
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Philadelphian Rachel Isenberg will be scaling California’s Mount Whitney on Sunday, Aug. 25, as a fundraiser for the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Taking on the 14,505-foot mountain for the PDF hits home — Isenberg’s mother is afflicted with the disease. They are “Women of Distinction,” and the Mid-Atlantic Region of American Associates Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is honoring them this...
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Josh Harris has crossed the bridge, adding the Jersey Devils of hockey to his ownership of the NBA Philadelphia Sixers.
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The time is now, according to Philadelphia Magazine , which has just named The 20 Best Philadelphians in its current issue, including: Josh Kopelman , founder of First Round Capital; Derek A. Gillman , head of The Barnes Foundation; Michael Salove , listed as “Retail King”; Sharri Horo­witz , who turned the expression “all work, no play” on its head...
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