Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774
Jessica Katz (left) and Sarah Eidelson, co-organizers of Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy's Human Rights Conference, present Omer Ismail, keynote speaker and Darfur activist, with a conference T-shirt that bears the clarion call: "If not now, when?" Ismail was joined by 15 additional speakers on human rights, whose topics ranged from issues related to migrant workers, health care, the Holocaust...
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Rep. John Sabatina of the 174th District visited the Paley Early Learning Center and presented a citation from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to director Sandy Chernow, and preschoolers Riley Treegoob (left) and Aaron Heller. The Paley Center is one of the few centers in the region to become a Keystone Stars 4A Center. This means it has been reaccredited by...
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A warm winter didn't stop the Tuesday/Thursday 2-year-old class at Or Ami Nursery School from "playing in the snow" this season. Teachers Roz Shrager and Susan Silverman imported some in for fun. Enjoying the shaving-cream "snow" (from left) are Jared Rutman and Max Baer.
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Alana Weiner, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, is standing up for Israel by attempting to increase its visibility on campus, and thereby heighten an appreciation of the country's many achievements among her fellow students. She plans to do this thanks to a new fellowship program developed by a group called StandWithUs. StandWithUs is an international, nonprofit, Israel education...
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As voters in 24 states -- though not Pennsylvania -- prepared to go to the polls on Super Tuesday earlier this week, election fever also gripped the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. The entire student body was affected, from seniors about to cast their first real ballots to middle-schoolers yet to celebrate their Bar or Bat Mitzvahs. On Feb. 4,...
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