Community Briefs: Oren to Speak; Food Delivered


Former Ambassador to Speak Via Zoom
Michael Oren, a former Israeli ambassador to the United States, will speak via Zoom at noon on Dec. 6 about his new short fiction book “The Night Archer: and Other Stories” at an event hosted by the Meyers Library of Reform Congregation of Elkins Park.

Oren will speak with Rabbi Lance J. Sussman at the event, which is being held in conjunction with Kehillat Yaar Ramot of Jerusalem.

Oren, 65, who is American born but emigrated to Israel in 1979 — changing his last name from Bornstein to Oren — was ambassador from 2009-2013. He later served in the Knesset and as deputy minister in charge of public diplomacy.

He has previously written both fiction and nonfiction books.

JFS at Shore Delivers 600-plus Thanksgiving Meals
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties provided more than 600 bags of food to local individuals and families for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Throughout October and November, JFS collected monetary donations and non-perishable food.

“Every year, JFS strives to assure everyone has a turkey on their table during the holidays. Thankfully, the contributions and support has been overwhelming and JFS was able to feed anyone who turned to us for a holiday meal,” JFS CEO Andrea Steinberg said.


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