Friday, May 29, 2015 Sivan 11, 5775
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Jessica Endy, JE Feature
Slava Korabelnikov and Lena Bulych looked like storybook newlyweds sitting in the Penn Valley home of Shelley and Mark Verlin earlier this month. It was the day after the wedding reception the Verlins had held in the couple's honor. The two sat pressed shoulder to shoulder, holding hands, each stealing glances at Bulych's new ring. As idyllic as the scene...
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More than 6,000 people joined in a festive celebration of Israel's 62nd anniversary of independence on Sunday, May 23, at Penn's Landing. There was something for every age and taste, with a busy children's tent, 70 vendors offering items from jewelry to Judaica, and information on ways to connect to the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. The crowd danced and swayed...
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Proponents of a proposed Hebrew-language charter school in Philadelphia have been working to drum up interest by holding informational meetings and putting advertising in the Jewish Exponent and other publications. But despite some early claims that the school would be set to open in September, it appears likely that the institution won't be up and running at least until the...
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Aaron Passman, JE Feature
"Somebody's looking out for me upstairs," Jay Furman cheerfully declared as he pointed upwards. Needless to say, the 98-year-old wasn't talking about the folks who manage the Center City senior living facility where he lives. Whether it's due to a healthy lifestyle or a far greater power, Furman once again led the procession of alumni at the University of Pennsylvania...
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Is the administration of President Barack Obama pursuing policies that are detrimental to Israel's security and international standing? Or is the distrust that Obama is facing among some American Jews and Israelis more of an issue of perception and how policies have been framed? That's the question Rabbi Andrea Merow of Beth Sholom Congregation in Elkins Park had in mind...
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