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‘I Know What It’s Like to Feel the Pain of Not Having Parents’

Dr. Chaim Peri has 500 children - and a hug and a kind word for each one, every day. The longtime director of Yemin...
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An Extended Branch From a Family of Philanthropists

In acknowledging Green Valley Country Club's presentation of its 2005 Community Achievement Award to him last week, Ronald Krancer responded in the straightforward manner...
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‘Exponent’ Takes Two Honors

The Jewish Exponent was honored as the best-looking Jewish newspaper in the country in the year 2004 by the American Jewish Press Association at...
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Behind Bars, She’s Come to Realize the ‘Part of God That’s Inside’

Stepping over an aged dog to enter a modest living room on a quiet street in East Mount Airy - cooled by an afternoon...
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Fashions Highlight an Afternoon of Philanthropic Work

Fundraising, fashions and a festive lunch filled the bill when Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia held its annual Federation Allied...
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Country Club Days: More Than Par for the Course

Golfers didn't only respond to an eagle, tennis players to an ace and card players to a full house at the Jewish Federation of...
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She’s Zooming in on Boomers

The "Coming of Age" program billed as "the Delaware Valley initiative to promote age 50-plus civic engagement and learning" is designed to further volunteering,...

Stern Gets Grant for Advocacy

Thanks to brand-new funding in the form of a grant, the staff at Stern Hebrew High School will be working with the Jewish Agency...
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A ‘Renaissance Man’ Retires From Pulpit

Although Jewish causes were a significant part of his Brooklyn upbringing - his father was president of their Orthodox shul, and was also involved...

A Mound of Material on the Shoah

Though the Holocaust is a topic many find difficult to read about, let alone write about, 100 local sixth-graders tackled the challenge head on. In...