Monday, April 27, 2015 Iyyar 8, 5775
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As one of 12 members of the Congressional Supercommittee tasked with trimming more than $1 trillion from the national budget over 10 years, U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey's calendar is pretty full these days -- especially considering that the Nov. 23 deadline is fast approaching to get a deal done. Still, officials at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia have managed...
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Current and prospective members of Jewish Federation Real Estate (JFRE), the Federation affinity group for real estate industry professionals, gathered for a breakfast program at the recently renovated Temple University Performing Arts Center. The Center, formerly the Baptist Temple, preserves much of the stained glass and art of the original structure. According to guest speakers Temple President Ann Weaver Hart...
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Members of Federation's Men's and Women's Cabinet opened their program year with an evening at the National Museum for American Jewish History. Cabinet members participate in monthly text studies with a local rabbinic educator; attend monthly dinners with leading scholars in the national Jewish community; and enjoy Shabbat celebrations with other cabinet families. Regional and national cabinet members also serve...
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Our Class, by Polish writer Tadeusz Slobodzianek,
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Richard Address knew he wanted to become a rabbi as early as the 10th grade, after his confirmation ceremony at Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park. He recalled being in awe of the late rabbi and historian Bertram Korn. Address went on to become a very different kind of religious leader, devoting much of his career to the Reform...
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