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Rabbi Max Hausen

Retired Main Line Reform Rabbi Max Hausen Dies at 93

Rabbi Max Hausen of Bryn Mawr was famous for his puns and strong handshake. Friends say his sharp mind, quick, dry wit and sense...
Paulina Koyfman and Yana Tolmachev

Moishe House Hosts Brunch to Discuss New House

About 20 people attended a brunch at Moishe House Philadelphia, where Paulina Koyfman and Yana Tolmacheva led a conversation about the opening of a...
Isadore Goldberg, Larry Holman, Shelley Geltzer, Mary Ferrer, Gilbert Benedict and Jerry Frank

KleinLife Salutes Veterans

KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia hosted a salute to area veterans and veterans organizations as a prelude to Veterans Day. Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Larry Holman...
NCJW volunteers

Local NCJW Section Assembles Sweets for Emergency Service Workers

Members of the National Council of Jewish Women Greater Philadelphia Section participated in their annual project “Goodies for the Good Guys,” assembling trays of...
Shelley Geltzer with students

KleinLife Hosts Intergenerational Chanukah Candlelighting Ceremony

Members, officers, teachers and students from the Jewish Children’s Sunday School and KidSpace programs at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia joined together for an intergenerational...
Residents of Samuel Tabas Apartments and service coordinator Irene Morgovsky

Synagogue Hosts Chanukah Luncheon for Federation Housing

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel hosted its 15th annual Chanukah luncheon for residents of Federation Housing.
Phyllis Halpern, Sid Forman, Ruth Lowenthal, Barbara Steimen, Barbara Joseph, Helen Newman, Mimi Travis and Sandy Hellor

Ann’s Choice Celebrates Chanukah With Sufganiyot

The Jewish Residents’ Council at Ann’s Choice celebrated both Shabbat and Chanukah on Dec. 27. The JRC Board of Directors lit the Chanukah candles and...
Andre Krug, Lana Pozdnyakov, Yolanda Goldberg and Leah Sorokorensky

KleinLife Diabetes Health Fair Showcases Health-Related Services

KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia hosted a Diabetes Health Fair to call the public’s attention to Diabetes Month and to kick off the Subaru Share...
kids roast marshmallows at camp

Why Jewish Summer Camp? Five Good Reasons to Give it a Try

1. Jewish overnight camp is more affordable than you think. The joy of summer camp should be available to everyone. That’s why we offer One...
David Weinstein, Debbie Cenziper and Paul Finkelman

‘Citizen 865’ Author Speaks at Gratz College

On Dec. 12, Gratz College hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Debbie Cenziper to talk about her book “Citizen 865.”