Thursday, June 30, 2016 Sivan 24, 5776

Charles H. Ramsey
The Law Enforcement and Society program, now in its 14th year at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., has trained more than 80,000 people, from police officers to FBI agents to judges.
Even as government officials in Washington work to walk back from the brink of the “fiscal cliff,” another cliff is looming in the Middle East that Washington cannot afford to ignore.
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Justin Windheim
My grandmother, Helen Mackler, was a vibrant and generous woman with surprisingly few health issues for her 85 years. So, when she suddenly passed away of a stroke on Oct. 27, it was an immense shock for all who loved her. What’s more, the perfect storm was fast approaching. Within hours of the news, events transpired that we’ll never forget...
Sherrie Savett
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of the remarks delivered by Sherrie Savett, president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, at the Federation’s main fundraising event in Center City on Nov. 4. All of us here represent a true collective — a collective voice; a collective passion; and a collective hope for our community. Being here represents our...