Thursday, July 24, 2014 Tammuz 26, 5774

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Carin M. Smilk
Barbara Greenberg, who headed Congregation Adath Jeshurun preschool’s special needs program since 1995, died suddenly at home, at age 63, on Jan. 30, leaving friends, family — nearly everyone who knew her — stunned. The synagogue will honor her on Nov. 10.
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An Orthodox Jew from Northeast Philly is getting media attention for winning a rather mundane political office as a member of the Whig Party.
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A group of "Spice Girls" from Netivot, Israel, spent a week in Philadelphia demonstrating the cooking venture that brought them together as friends, catering partners and co-contributors to a cross-cultural cookbook.
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Rabbi Arthur Waskow was honored for his life’s work alongside famous feminist Gloria Steinem, who credits the rabbi as an inspiration.
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Philly's Shalom Center joined 21 activist organizations in a lawsuit against the National Security Agency concerning the government’s collection of telephone records.
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