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March of the Living Marks 25 Years

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The March of the Living celebrated its 25th anniversary last week with its traditional march from Auschwitz I to Birkenau on Yom Hashoah. Ten...

Super Sunday: A Person-to-Person Connection

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Elliot Rosen helped to bring Super Sunday to Greater Philadelphia and has been involved in the annual phone-a-thon ever since its inception in the...

Use Power of the Pocketbook to Help Support Jewish State

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From now through Feb. 13, support Israel through the purchase of Israeli goods and products and then catch people in the act of making...
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Marge Dauber, 99, Community Activist and Schoolteacher

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Marge Dauber, 99, a local community activist and elementary schoolteacher, died March 29 at the Hebrew Home of Greater Washington in Rockville, Md., where...
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Come for Super Sunday, Then Stay for the Learning!

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  Come for Super Sunday, Then Stay for the Learning!February 01, 2012   There is no reason to go home during the break between sessions for Federation's...
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Marvin Demchick, Communal Titan, Dies at 88

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Marvin Demchick, a giant in Philadelphia Jewish communal leadership and a major regional financial figure whose positions included serving as chair of Radnor Trust,...
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Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ in a Meaningful Way

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You can partner with Federation this Mother's Day to honor the amazing women who have played an important role in your life -- and...
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What Is the Future of 21st Century Judaism in America?

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The Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia will convene a powerhouse panel of rabbinic leaders on Wednesday, May 2, representing all four major denominations...
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Holocaust Symposium Teaches Tolerance, Respect

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In her role as assistant director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Sister Judith Kreipe has worked extensively with...
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Rededication of a Historic Czech Torah

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Martins Run Senior Living Community in Media is rededicating a historic Torah scroll that was written in what is now the Czech Republic and...