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Richard J. Fox in 1983

Real Estate Developer Richard J. Fox Dies at 92

  Richard J. Fox, a prominent real estate developer, entrepreneur, political activist and philanthropist, died at his home on Feb. 9. He was 92. The Fox...

Tree Hugging on ‘Jewish Earth Day,’ from Philly to Israel

Did you know that in Israel, trees are considered so precious that you need a permit to chop one down, even if it’s on...
Students in grades five through eight with Officer Joe Harris

Officer Joe Harris Visits Abrams Hebrew Academy

Officer Joe Harris from the Yardley Borough Police Department spoke to students at the Abrams Hebrew Academy about cyber-bullying.
Volenteers serve food

Volunteers Prepare Food for Cook for a Friend

As part of the Cook for a Friend program, NextGen partnered with Repair the World on Jan. 22 to make 150 meals of noodle...
Mayor Jim Kenney

Mayor Jim Kenney Visits Holocaust Memorial Plaza

On Jan. 27, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Mayor Jim Kenney visited the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza and received a tour of the plaza from...
From left: Ruth Gleit, Elijah Metter, Gladys Shubin, Leta Shubin and Peggy Sterling welcome volunteers.

Har Zion Temple Commemorates MLK Day

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, volunteers from Har Zion Temple and the community took part in a day of service.
From left: Vered Nohi, Neil Cooper, Gov. Tom Wolf, Uri Sivan and Ambassador Dani Dayan

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology Welcomes Gov. Wolf

On Jan. 14, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology welcomed Gov. Tom Wolf for a roundtable discussion with Israeli ag-tech, food-tech and water-tech companies.
From left: Andrew Demchick, Dylan Steinberg, Maya Perry, Jennifer Steinberg, BJ Hoffman, Hilary Levine, Aziz Nathoo, Liat Rosov and Tarik Kahn

AJC at UN Holocaust Memorial Ceremony

On Jan. 27, a delegation of American Jewish Committee Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey leaders, interfaith partners and local diplomats attended the annual United Nations Holocaust...
a group of women pose for a picture during dinner

Women’s Ben Gurion Society Dinner

NextGen held a Women’s Ben Gurion Society dinner on Jan. 21 at Pietro’s Italian. BGS members — young professionals who donate $1,000 or more...
Connie Katz, David Blumenthal and Claire Winick

American Associates Ben-Gurion University Luncheon

Jack R. Bershad, emeritus Mid-Atlantic Region chair of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University, hosted the organization’s annual year-end board meeting and holiday luncheon in the...