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Millions Approved for Jewish Programs

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, the central fundraising body of the local Jewish community, has approved the allocation of $22.1 million -- of...
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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...
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South Philly Synagogue Opens Doors to Cutting-Edge Contemporary Art

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"There's a feeling that this is the next Brooklyn," Saul Sudin said, gesturing to the South Philadelphia neighborhood right outside Congregation Shivtei Yeshuron Ezras...
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Voter ID Education

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Vivian Felzer cast her first ballot for president in 1940. She went with a popular choice, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She's voted in every presidential...
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Parkway Jewel Sparkles Anew

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Is it possible that Philadelphia is home to the greatest collection of Rodins this side of Paris -- thanks to a schnauzer?According to Norma...

Muhlenberg College to Offer a Jewish Studies Major

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Students attending Muhlenberg College in Allentown will have the option to major in Jewish studies starting in fall 2013.The addition was sparked by the...
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Frisbee for Peace

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 In 2010, when Hannah Hen­kin was in 10th grade, she was invited to join Israel's under-20 Youth Ultimate (Frisbee) team to compete in the...

A New Special Needs Directory Debuts Online

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Looking for art therapy for a child with special needs, or maybe a job for an adult with high-functioning autism? Find suggestions for those...
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Special Needs Get a Boost

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With Tourette Syndrome, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and a room filled with rowdy classmates working against him, 13-year-old Adam Fishbein said it simply became...
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Philadelphians Join Record-Breaking Group of Lone Soldiers

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Rafi Glantz wanted to join the Israel Defense Forces since he was 10 years old. At that time, according to the 18-year-old, his parents...