Sunday, May 3, 2015 Iyyar 14, 5775
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Fredda Sacharow
I f you were a Jew in Philadelphia during the latter half of the 19th century, one of an estimated 12,000 members of the tribe, your synagogue of choice was either a Reform or an Orthodox congregation. The Conservative and Reconstructionist movements, the independent minyanim, the popularity of the do-it-yourself brand of chavurot — all remained in the near or...
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Images track the maturation of the community as a new century dawns.
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Watch the Jewish community grow and mature in this series of photos highlighting communal events and festivities. This content was originally curated for a magazine commemorating the Jewish Exponent's 125th anniversary.
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View the Exponent's slideshow of a number of communal activities that took place during the course of the 20th century. This content was originally curated for a magazine commemorating the Jewish Exponent's 125th anniversary.
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By:
Fredda Sacharow
Miriam Steinberg-Egeth Growing up in a small upstate New York town an hour from Buffalo, N.Y., Miriam Steinberg-Egeth keenly felt the isolation of being a Jew in a non-Jewish world. She yearned to be part of a community. Now, the 31-year-old spends her professional life creating that community for the next generation. As director of the Graduate Student Network of...
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