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Our new donation link addresses some problems people had with the donation page which we directed you towards as part of our "Giving Tuesday" campaign last week. We now send our supporters directly to our secure payment authentication partner PayPal. The only information requested is the information necessary to process your donation. (In somewhat related news, we are looking for a WordPress developer. If you have someone to recommend, please contact us.)
 
To donate click on the button above, or you can go "old school" and send a check to: Eric Smolen, Treasurer, The Philadelphia Jewish Voice, 327 Pembroke Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004. Donations made before December 31 can help you reduce this year's tax bill.
 
Meanwhile, please enjoy this week's news courtesy of the Philadelphia Jewish Voice.
 

LOCAL

Lawyer cited for defense of same-sex marriage and his service as Philadelphia's city solicitor.
 
 

ISRAEL

Speculative emails about the evils Obama is planning against Israel have not amounted to anything since 2008, and we have no reason to believe them now.
 
Help the Israeli economy while supporting the Philadelphia Jewish Voice by doing your last moment Hanukkah shopping online here.
 
 

 
THE KOSHER TABLE
 
After their victory over King Antiochus IV Epiphanes, the Maccabees celebrated the Festival of Lights for eight days. This celebration included feasting, and one of Alexander’s signature treats was on the menu.
 


NEWS & OPINION

Philadelphia Police Department's commissioner Chuck Ramsey will co-chair examination of distrust that exists between police departments and African American communities.
 
 

CALENDAR

Friday, December 19: Sephardic folk music for Hanukkah.

Saturday, December 20: Hanukkah party in Wynnewood.

Add events to our community calendar by choosing "Add an Event" under "COMMUNITY CALENDAR" in the menu above our logo. Contact Jess or Amir if you need help.

Yours,

Bonnie Squires ;president@pjvoice.org