Sunday, April 20, 2014 Nisan 20, 5774
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Joseph Neubauer has been chosen to take over as chairman of the Barnes Foundation. The 72-year-old Israeli-born Philadelphian has served the institution as a board member since 2005. From 1971 to ’79, he held a number of executive positions with PepsiCo. Inc., and was a former executive with Chase Manhattan Bank. He was the CEO of the locally based, global...
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Folkie legend Gene Shay (left), founder of the Philadelphia Folk Festival, among many other signal musical achievements, is joined by Kal Rudman at Shay’s induction into the Walk of Fame of the Phila­delphia Music Alliance. Rudman is no stranger to the music field; he is publisher of industry magazines and is a past Walk of Fame inductee himself.
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The beat goes on for the American Heart Association, whose 57th annual Philadelphia Heart Ball was recently held in Center City. More than 700 participants avoided the snow balls forming outside to help make the ball inside the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott a major event, with close to $2 million raised. Funds will go toward heart disease and stroke research and...
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What’s that about too many cooks spoiling the soup? Here it’s the more the merrier as a group of 16 members of the Renaissance Group of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia lend a helping hand — and a supportive stir — to make meals ready for clients of the Klein JCC Senior Program at Center City’s Temple Beth Zion-Beth...
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Rabbi Kevin M. Kleinman of Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel headed up a pack of 16 students from the temple’s 10th-grade confirmation class on a trip to the nation’s capital, where the students participated in a seminar sponsored by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. They joined some 300 other Reform teens from across the country during the four-day gathering...
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