Thursday, July 31, 2014 Av 4, 5774

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Boaz Arad | JTA
Tears run down the face of Kohata Yuriko as she recalls the events of March 11 last year, when a massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Japan in the early afternoon.
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Justin Sacharoff
Edith Rosen, a longtime resident of Elkins Park who is not afraid to call herself “the best,” celebrated her 106th birthday last week with her friends and family at Sunrise Senior Living in Abington. Surrounded by many of her friends, Rosen was treated to the tunes of decades past, sung by the two-person group known as Unforgettable. She’s always been...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) was not among the featured speakers at this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference.
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One stands on a chair to deliver a re-enactment of the Scopes Trial to his history classes at a Jewish day school. Another breaks from teaching English to serve as a confidante for public high school students in crisis, even as he deals with his own battle with cancer. Both men will be among 20 teachers honored March 14 at...
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Bowling was never a favorite pastime, Marnie Markowitz says, watching with amusement as a group of friends groan after a teammate misses a chance at a spare. Still, she came to this trendy Northern Liberties alley several years ago to check out the Jewish bowling league her sister had emailed her about, figuring it would be a good way to...
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