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Make a Car Donation, Make a Difference

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You can now turn your car or truck into a charitable contribution to the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.Federation works with a car donation...
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Enjoy an Evening of ‘Stand-Up!’ Featuring Famed Comedian Jay Leno

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia invites you to save Sunday, Nov. 4, for a very special Evening with Jay Leno, when our most...
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New Program to Ignite Community Collaborations

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A new initiative will provide a financial incentive for Jewish communal organizations to work together to reach new audiences and better serve existing clients....
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Ann Spain, 67, Proud ‘Lion of Judah’

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Ann Spain, a longtime Jewish communal leader, died June 21 after a long illness. She was 67. Spain was a member of the Jewish...
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Irene Wolensky, 93, Military Captain and WAVE, Dies

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Capt. Irene Wolensky, USNR (ret), 93, of Haverford, Pa., died June 22. Wolensky was raised in South Philadelphia, although she spent most of her...
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Remembering an Icon

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As a young father, Rabbi J. Harold Romirowsky used to buy day-old goods from the local bakeries and secretly leave them at the doors...

Evelyn Saltz, 98, Dropsie Activist

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Evelyn Saltz, 98, died June 29 at Saunders House in Wynne­wood.A graduate of Temple University, Saltz was a longtime communal activist. Indeed, Saltz and...

Michael A. Lerner, 72, Principal

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Michael A. Lerner, 72, former president of the Commonwealth Association of School Administrators, retired principal and administrator for the School District of Philadelphia, died...

Clarification

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In the June 28 Federation and Community pages, a story appeared about Sarah Katuran. Mrs. Katuran came to the Center City lunch program for...

Score an iPad on Heritage Night

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In celebration of the second half of the Major League Baseball season and the advent of Federation's second annual Jewish Heritage Night at Citizens...