Friday, July 1, 2016 Sivan 25, 5776
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The organized Jewish community is going up against Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett in an effort to stand up for food stamp recipients. The public opposition to the governor reflects an unusual situation for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Jewish Coalition, groups that generally tend to work behind the scenes to lobby for their causes. At...
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Justin Sacharoff, Jewish Exponent Feature
The room was filled with the smiling faces of children. Laughing and dancing, the youngsters sang along to the music, surprising even the song leader with their responses.
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In 30 years at Arcadia University in Glenside, physical therapy professor Jan Tecklin can't recall any students studying in Israel, despite the fact that the university is known for its study abroad program. As a local Jew, Tecklin said, "that makes me crazy," so he made it a personal mission to change that. On March 10, he and fellow professor...
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A little over a year after Gratz College stopped running a Florence Melton Adult Mini-School amid declining enrollment, the internationally acclaimed program is slated to return under the direction of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy.
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A Jewish Federation-led interfaith mission to Israel may have changed a number of minds -- and hearts -- among participants.
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