Society

Alisa Voloshen, Margarita Zelfon and Fiona Kwok

Children’s Jewish Sunday School Students Learn About Jewish Holidays

Students at the Children’s Jewish Sunday School at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia learned about the significance and symbols of some of the Jewish holidays...
City Council members at the memorial

City Council Members Tour the Holocaust Memorial Plaza

Members of the Philadelphia City Council were given a tour of the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza on the Parkway on Oct. 11.
BZBI sisterhood members

Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel Visits ‘Notorious RBG’ Exhibit

Members of the Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel Sisterhood visited the “Notorious RBG” exhibition at the National Museum of American Jewish History.
Resident Dolly Levy with someone wearing a scream mask

Federation Housing Residents Enjoy Fall Activities

Federation Housing residents enjoy fall festivities.
Members of the Jewish history class display their projects

Abrams Students Research Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin

Raya Benhaim’s sixth grade Jewish history class at Abrams Hebrew Academy remembered the life of former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Each student researched...
Ron Zeisler, Lana Greene, Brooke Rounick and Harry Zeisler

JFCS Holds First Annual Wellness Fest

At the first annual JFCS Wellness Fest, attendees enjoyed a day of holistic self-care with Philadelphia’s leading health and wellness experts. All proceeds benefited...
Greater Philadelphia Section Co-President Cindy Pasceri, national NCJW President Beatrice Kahn and Greater Philadelphia Section Co-President Barbara Nussbaum

NCJW Philadelphia Section Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The National Council of Jewish Women Greater Philadelphia Section celebrated the 40th anniversary of its founding at its annual membership luncheon on Oct. 29...
Main Line Reform Temple congregants at Slat El-Azama

Main Line Reform Temple Congregants Travel to Morocco

Thirty-six congregants from Main Line Reform Temple traveled to Morocco on a trip led by Rabbi David Straus and Lynne Breslau.
Scott Barsky, Andi Barsky, Carol A. Irvine, Howard J. Davis, Brett Studner, Lisa Studner, Jayne Perilstein and Ron Perilstein

More Than 300 Attend Abramson Senior Care Gala

Abramson Senior Care held its 29th annual gala, Abramson Senior Care Celebrates (formerly the Rainbow Ball), on Oct. 12 at the Hilton Penn’s Landing....
Marcia Bronstein, Sally Cooper Bleznak, Jennifer Steinberg, Devorah Treatman, Avital Leibovich, Tammy Hertzbach, Carole Weintraub, Hilary Levine and Helene Ross

Local AJC Welcomes Jerusalem Director for Briefing

AJC Philadelphia/Southern NJ welcomed AJC Jerusalem Director Lt. Col. (Res.) Avital Leibovich to Philadelphia on Oct. 29 for a National Leadership Council and Marshall...