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Ask Miriam | Guest Perspectives on Passover

Dear Readers, I've used the word "unprecedented" an unprecedented number of times in the past few weeks, and I know I'm not the only one....
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Jewish Federation Updates COVID-19 Response

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is continuing its efforts to provide essential support for our communities as the COVID-19-coronavirus pandemic continues. We are...

Philadelphia Corporation For Aging Donates Meals

On March 26, volunteers packed hundreds of meals donated by local companies at the Philadelphia Corporation For Aging.
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FIDF Provides Hygiene Kits to Israeli Soldiers

The Friends of Israel Defense Forces Pennsylvania & Southern New Jersey Board of Directors provided hygiene kits to more than 5,000 Israeli soldiers.
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Jewish National Fund-USA Hosts Digital Shabbat

An idea conceived by Jewish National Fund-USA Eastern PA Director Samantha van Adelsberg turned into a nationwide virtual celebration. Hundreds of JNFuture supporters around...
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Laurence H. Belkoff Receives Teaching Award

The American Urological Association named Laurence H. Belkoff as the 2020 recipient of the AUA Residents and Fellows Committee Teaching Award. Belkoff is the...
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Prayer, Kindness Vital During Pandemic

By Baruch Davis A few short weeks ago (which has felt like forever), we were experiencing what we perceived as normal life. We were chilling,...
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Jewish Federation Launches Emergency Response Fund

This is an unprecedented time that demands an extraordinary response. The Jewish Federation is committed to providing essential resources throughout this time of need...
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Ask Miriam | How Do You Say ‘No’ to Mom for Seder?

Dear Miriam, I was supposed to host my extended family, including my mom, for sedarim this year. The rest of the extended family lives in...
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Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El Hosts Purim Celebration

Melrose B’nai Israel Emanu-El hosted Mummers marchers as part of its Purim celebration.