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Groups Commission Local Camp Survey

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Foundation for Jewish Camp are surveying local families to find out what attracts or deters them...
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George Washington: To the Letter

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For the first special exhibition to be presented since moving to its new location on Independence Mall nearly two years ago, the National Museum...
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Celebrating Generosity at Circle of Partners Sweet 16

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia hosted 550 of its most loyal donors recently at Har Zion Temple in Penn Valley during its 16th...
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Visit to Israeli Site Opens His eyes

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Jewish Federation has always received a lot of attention at my family dinners. No conversation between my mother, campaign vice chair Ellyn Golder Saft,...

Funders Team Up To Boost Day Schools

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The Narberth-based Kohelet Foundation is teaming up with the national AVI CHAI Foundation to provide up to $3 million in matching funds in an...
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Slam Dunk of a Decision

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Philadelphia lawyer or San Antonio warrior?In the jump ball that is life and careers, Glenn Fine of Melrose Park saw it as no contest...
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Two-Sided Budget

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For Philadelphia's organized Jewish community, this might well be a tale of two state budgets.The first represents the best of times: Pennsylvania's $27.66 billion...
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This New Year, Resolve to Involve Yourself in Federation

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From its start in 1901 -- and today -- Federation has existed as a dynamic organization. While it is anchored in Judaism's cherished traditions...
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Conference Helps Open Up Community to Special Needs

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Jewish Learning Venture, (formerly the Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education/Jewish Outreach Partnership), The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and 12 other Jewish communal...
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Sign Up for the Food Stamp Challenge

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Could you survive for a full week on just $5 a day for food? Take the Food Stamp Challenge April 23 through April 30...