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March 16, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - March 17, 2022 @ 6:30 pm

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Mark Silverberg’s Retirement Party

On Sunday afternoon, August 22, 2021, the Jewish Federation of NEPA hosted a retirement party honoring executive director, Mark Silverberg, for over 20 years of excellent leadership and Dolores Gruber, office manager for 30 [...]

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New prehistoric human unknown to science discovered in Israel

Hebrew U and Tel Aviv University researchers found remains of a new type of ‘Homo’ who lived in the region some 130,000 years ago. A new type of early human previously not [...]

By | June 30th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

2021 Virtual Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust

INTRODUCTION by Mary Ann Answini, Director, Holocaust Education and Resource Center In the early spring, it was our hope that the 33rd Annual Teen Symposium on the Holocaust could be a hybrid event with [...]

Vulture thought extinct from Israel for 30 years spotted twice in a month

Israel Nature and Parks Authority hopes sightings of subspecies of ecologically important lappet-faced vulture signal its return Last month, the chief scientist of the Israel Nature and Parks Authority witnessed the appearance [...]

By | May 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |0 Comments

Rise in anti-Semitic attacks in U.S. concerns Jewish leaders

SCRANTON, Pa. — David Fallk from the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania says the recent rise in anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S. seems different than during previous conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians. "These seem [...]

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