Society

Paulina Koyfman and Yana Tolmachev

Moishe House Hosts Brunch to Discuss New House

About 20 people attended a brunch at Moishe House Philadelphia, where Paulina Koyfman and Yana Tolmacheva led a conversation about the opening of a...
Isadore Goldberg, Larry Holman, Shelley Geltzer, Mary Ferrer, Gilbert Benedict and Jerry Frank

KleinLife Salutes Veterans

KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia hosted a salute to area veterans and veterans organizations as a prelude to Veterans Day. Retired Navy Lt. Cmdr. Larry Holman...
NCJW volunteers

Local NCJW Section Assembles Sweets for Emergency Service Workers

Members of the National Council of Jewish Women Greater Philadelphia Section participated in their annual project “Goodies for the Good Guys,” assembling trays of...
Shelley Geltzer with students

KleinLife Hosts Intergenerational Chanukah Candlelighting Ceremony

Members, officers, teachers and students from the Jewish Children’s Sunday School and KidSpace programs at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia joined together for an intergenerational...
Residents of Samuel Tabas Apartments and service coordinator Irene Morgovsky

Synagogue Hosts Chanukah Luncheon for Federation Housing

Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel hosted its 15th annual Chanukah luncheon for residents of Federation Housing.
Phyllis Halpern, Sid Forman, Ruth Lowenthal, Barbara Steimen, Barbara Joseph, Helen Newman, Mimi Travis and Sandy Hellor

Ann’s Choice Celebrates Chanukah With Sufganiyot

The Jewish Residents’ Council at Ann’s Choice celebrated both Shabbat and Chanukah on Dec. 27. The JRC Board of Directors lit the Chanukah candles and...
Andre Krug, Lana Pozdnyakov, Yolanda Goldberg and Leah Sorokorensky

KleinLife Diabetes Health Fair Showcases Health-Related Services

KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia hosted a Diabetes Health Fair to call the public’s attention to Diabetes Month and to kick off the Subaru Share...
David Weinstein, Debbie Cenziper and Paul Finkelman

‘Citizen 865’ Author Speaks at Gratz College

On Dec. 12, Gratz College hosted Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Debbie Cenziper to talk about her book “Citizen 865.”
Paul Levy, Pedro Ramos, Ronit Treatman, Morris Gocial, Anuj Gupta, Howard Treatman and David Smith

AJC Presents Award to Reading Terminal Market General Manager

The American Jewish Committee presented its 2019 Civic Achievement Award to Anuj Gupta, general manager of Reading Terminal Market, at a market event on...
Sharon Levin, Rachel Civan and Justin Cooper

Barrack Student to Row With Drexel University Women’s Crew Team

Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy senior Rachel Civan signed her national letter of intent to row with the Drexel University Dragons Women’s Crew team...