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Around the World: Jewish Federation Mission Participants Reflect on Life-Changing Israel Trips

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Adventure, culture and memories to last a lifetime.

Dear Miriam | How Will You Re-engage After the Pandemic?

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If you are a single person in your 30s or 40s in a mostly married community who feels like they lost their spot during social distancing, how do you reconnect and re-engage?

Latet Aid for Life Program Supports Impoverished Holocaust Survivors in Israel

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“Somebody has to help the Holocaust survivors in their last days,” said Dov Yakubovitch z”l, a survivor of Auschwitz concentration camp.

Longtime JWV Leader Louis Abramson Dies at 90

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  Louis Abramson, who served as national commander of the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America and was active in the organization...

Dear Miriam | Son Having Non-Jewish Fiancée Causes Agita

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Dear Miriam, My son (day school grad, Jewishly knowledgeable) is marrying his lovely but non-Jewish fiancée this summer.

Businessman, Philanthropist Robert Fox Dies at 91

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Robert Allen Fox, a businessman and philanthropist whose contributions and leadership often benefited Jewish organizations in Philadelphia, died at home on April 14 from...

Touring Israel Virtually With Russian-Speaking Seniors

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Nearly 50 homebound seniors traveled from Philadelphia to Israel last month — virtually, of course.
Matzo for Passover with on seder plate on close up

Dear Miriam | Passover Problem Proves Perplexing

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Dear Miriam, I got sick the week of Passover.

Giving Others a Turn: Local Jewish Leader to Auction Off Private Vintage Game Collection

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Bud Newman is widely known as a pillar in the Jewish community.

Dear Miriam | How Do You Prepare for Visitors?

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Dear Miriam, After 13 months with exactly zero people coming into my house, I'm about to have (vaccinated) Shabbat dinner guests for the first time this coming week.