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Community Briefs: Food Drive, New Book, More

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High Holidays Food Drive Underway The Mitzvah Food Program of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s largest food drive of the year is underway, with collections...

Wharton Lands $10M for Israeli MBA Fellowships

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The University of Pennsylvania announced Sept. 15 that Wharton School alumnus Yuri Milner and his wife Julia committed $10 million to establish the Friends...

HIAS PA: Regulations, Delays Could Prevent Thousands From Voting

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Processing delays and rising fees will prevent thousands of eligible immigrants from voting in the 2020 general election, HIAS Pennsylvania said during a Sept....

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

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Nikki DiCaro stood out immediately during Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s search for a new chief financial officer. “We were looking for a CFO that...

Sale Pending for Abramson Center for Jewish Life

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The Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life, Abramson Senior Care’s 72-acre Horsham campus, is set to be sold in the coming weeks. The...

Jewish Philadelphia Remembers Iconic Jurist Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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By Sophie Panzer | JE staff By Sarah Wildman | JTA Ruffled collars in shop windows. Heaps of flowers in front of the Supreme Court. Millions...

Holocaust Escapee Gusta Fuhrmann Dies at 98

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Gusta Fuhrmann, whose family stayed out of concentration camps by making clothing for German officers and their wives, died Sept. 1. She was 98. Fuhrmann...

Community Briefs: Rabbi Sussman Is Honored, Holocaust Scholarship Offered,

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HAMEC Honors Rabbi Lance J. Sussman The Holocaust Awareness and Education Center honored Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel Senior Rabbi Lance H. Sussman, left, virtually...

Philadelphia Pastry Chef Abby Dahan Wins ‘Chopped Sweets’ Episode

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When Parc Rittenhouse Executive Pastry Chef Abby Dahan won an episode of the Food Network’s “Chopped Sweets,” friends and co-workers clamored for details about...

Yoga Proponent Marian Garfinkel Dies at 88

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Marian Garfinkel loved using yoga to help others. “One of the stories at the funeral was how she’d meet somebody and they’d express a pain...