Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

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Rachel Silverman, JE Feature
Jerry Ehrlich spent roughly two months treating patients at a makeshift medical camp in Darfur, Sudan. Elaine Webster and Amanda Dawson work here to tutor a refugee family from Ethiopia. And Mary Yee provides language services to immigrant and refugee students in the Philadelphia School District. These were just some of the outreach efforts lauded by HIAS and Council Migration...
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Jonathan Golluber, president of Silver Lining Home Health Care in Wyncote, recently visited Abington Memorial Hospital -- and Marcia Nacht -- to participate in challah-delivery services provided by the Joan Grossman Center for Chaplaincy and Healing, a program of Jewish Family and Children's Service of Greater Philadelphia.
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A pianist lightly tickled the ivories as roughly two-dozen guests -- all major contributors to the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev -- milled about on the first floor of a 19th-century brownstone off Rittenhouse Square. The supporters sipped on wine, nibbled on cheeses and crudités, and quietly admired the private residence decorated with large paintings, sculptures and antique furniture, as...
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Once she signed on to the "Draft Fred Thompson 2008 Committee" at the beginning of the year, Downingtown resident Judy Davidson -- who is convinced that no other candidate can win the White House in 2008 -- anxiously awaited the moment when the former U.S. senator from Tennessee and well-known star of "Law & Order" would plunge into the presidential...
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To mark the 220th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution by its framers, Aharon Barak, recently retired president of the Supreme Court of Israel, outlined the role judges play in his country's democratic process -- one that's besieged by security concerns and lacks a written constitution to guide jurisprudence. "Every battle a country faces must be waged in...
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