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Dear Miriam | How Do You Answer a Dreaded Question?

My career has always been somewhat difficult to explain to people outside my field.

Investing in Children and Young Families

The Jewish Federation is proud to support Jewish life and learning, especially when it comes to serving families with young children

Dear Miriam | Paying For Non-Kosher Lunch Doesn’t Seem Kosher

My boss is retiring, and our office is dipping our toes back into communal meals and celebrations.

Honoring the Past, Eyes on the Future: Carly Zimmerman New Chair of Women of...

As Carly Zimmerman steps into her new role as the chair of Women of Vision (WOV), two things are certain:

Dear Miriam | How Do You Deal With a Bigoted Acquaintance?

Dear Miriam, I just found out that a friend of a friend holds some bigoted beliefs that I find extremely problematic.

Lower Merion Teens Raise $8,000 to Fight Hunger By Shaving Their Heads

Last spring, Lower Merion High School sophomores Lior Cohen and Eli Gordon decided they wanted to raise money to fight hunger and food insecurity.

Dear Miriam | Peach Picking Prompts Perturbed Problem

I recently went peach picking with a friend. I ate a peach (or two) while we were in the field, and my friend waited until we paid to eat from her own basket.

Bridging Community: Danielle Weiss Prepares for Role as JCRC Chair

Danielle Weiss is no stranger to leadership positions at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

Social Justice Pioneer Rabbi Henry Cohen Dies at 93

Rabbi Henry Cohen, who served at Beth David Reform Congregation for nearly 30 years and was a longtime social justice activist, died June 18. He was 93.

Dear Miriam | With Kids at Camp, Should I Declutter?

Now that my kids are at camp for the summer (thank God!), what are the ethics of throwing away things?