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Jewish Exponent March 16, 2017

Jewish Exponent March 16, 2017

SNOW WAY LONG
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MARCH 16, 2017 / ADAR 18, 5777
One-man show recounts lengthy
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dcoifpfeyrences, he says. Illuminates fundraising role as campaign co-chairs.  
Pcaogpey4. ASK MELISSA GREENBERG, Jewish
Cemetery’s Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s chief “Naomi has been a breath of fresh air,”
Page 00 development officer, why the organization David Cohen said. “She’s been an outstand-
LOCAL History chose Rhonda and David L. Cohen as its ing leader. She came in not wanting to blow
new campaign co-chairs, and she chuck- up the world; she wanted to listen and
PLIFeEnSTnYLSEt&uCdUeLTnURtsE MARISSA STERN | JE STAFF les: “More the question is why they chose understand and reach out and talk to people.
AHcecaedplitnFeailure to accept our invitation!” She’s exactly the kind of leader that people
WHeaalldolfinReejection HARRY D. BOONIN has done a lot of like Rhonda and me — who were looking for
scofptyens associated research in his 80 years. David L. Cohen has an answer to that: new leadership and a different approach to
sctoipgyma. “Naomi [Adler] asked.” [Jewish] Federation — were looking for.”
Pcaogpey5. He researched his own family history
after his mother got a book for her birth- He and Rhonda Cohen shared that She was also the first Jewish Federation
Page 00 day called Finding Our Fathers: A Guide- answer, along with other thoughts about CEO who reached out to speak with
LOCAL book to Jewish Genealogy, which piqued their new gig, in a glass-walled conference Rhonda Cohen directly rather than simply
Boonin’s interest. room on the 52nd floor of the Comcast calling David Cohen.
VFOaOnDdalism building last week. David is Comcast’s
VHieeawdelidneon High That eventually led him to serve as the senior executive vice president and chief “We’re anything but millennials, but in
SHueravdeylinpienpoints first president of the Jewish Genealogical diversity officer. Rhonda was a partner in the millennial world, you got to be kidding
dcoapmyages at Mount Society of Greater Philadelphia, which was the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP until her me,” said David Cohen of that old-fash-
Ccoaprymel Cemetery. founded in 1979 and has since grown to retirement; she now serves on many civic ioned approach. “Talk about a disconnec-
Pcaogpey6. more than 250 members. and nonprofit boards. tion. The notion that you can get to the
family by going through the husband … ”
Page 00 He spent 24 years doing research for The couple, who have been married for
three books he wrote about South 40 years, sat across from each other as the It was a good move, too, because as it
Volume 203080 Philadelphia Jewish history. city glittered below, and spoke about their turned out, Rhonda Cohen and Adler had
Number 1002 mutual respect and affection for Jewish a lot to talk about.
Now, he’s turned his research to more Federation CEO Adler, who was their
Published Weekly Since 1887 recent events, namely the vandalism at See Cohen, Page 14
Mount Carmel Cemetery.

On March 15, he gave a talk at the Big
Blue Marble Bookstore about the history
of the cemetery as he has found thus far,

See History, Page 14

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Rabbi Sacks Returns to Kohelet Yeshiva
With Message of Embracing Difference

LOCAL And the message couldn’t be Judaism, Christianity and It has had a bigger impact than He urges the community to
more timely. Islam — and why that rela- any other book I ever wrote.” be alert, though he is “not
MARISSA STERN | JE STAFF tionship has been such a vio- remotely surprised” by the
His most recent book, Not lent and tragic one, and it’s a The reaction to his book, recent events.
RABBI LORD Jonathan Sacks in God’s Name: Confronting book that makes you think which he rewrote four times
wants people to get along. Religious Violence, looks at the again,” Sacks said from Lon- before its 2015 publication, has “This is part of a massive
rise of religious extremism and don in a phone interview. been a resoundingly positive assault on the state of Israel,
The author of more than 30 violence as well as the relation- and rewarding one. essentially. We are suffering col-
books, former chief rabbi of ship between Judaism, Christi- “And it’s a book that I want- lateral damage in the assault on
Great Britain and the winner of anity and Islam. ed to be read not just by Jews, To Sacks, who will be visit- the state of Israel,” he said. “This
the 2016 Templeton Prize has but by Christians and Muslims ing Kohelet Yeshiva High is not the 1930s all over again, it
written and spoken for years on “It’s a very strong state- and it has been very widely read School and spending a Shabbat really isn’t, and the real assault
the importance of interfaith ment about the historic rela- by Christians and Muslims with the wider community actually is on the liberal democ-
relationships. tionship between the three both in the states and in Britain. from March 17 to 18, one of the racies of the West. Jews just hap-
Abrahamic monotheisms — biggest challenges the Western pen to be, as they have so often
world faces right now is a sort been, the first target, but we are
‫ב״ה‬ of “battle of ideas.” by no means the only target.”
Please join Rabbi Yosef Lipsker and The Jewish Recovery Network
“I do believe we are all being Today’s world has also seen
as we celebrate The Power of Hope at our asked to think again as to what rapid advancement in technol-
it is to be a Jew or Christian or ogy, which Sacks himself has
20th Anniversary Muslim in the 21st century,” he taken advantage of with a video
said. “Can we make space for series and a social media presence.
the people whose faith is differ-
ent from ours? That is the fun- At the end of February, he

Gala Dinner

Sunday, March 26, 2017 // Adar 28 5777

Fea red Guest Speaker

▲ Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will be speaking at Kohelet Yeshiva High
School March 17 and 18. 

The Office of Rabbi Sacks

damental question we face. released an animated video

We’ve always faced it, but never explaining the boycott, divest-

Dennis Prager as acutely as now.” ment and sanctions (BDS)

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National Prayer Breakfast in “I’ve realized for some time
As a Rabbi and Substance Abuse Counselor, Yosef Lipsker seeks to ignite
the spark of consciousness embedded within each Jewish soul, thereby February 2017 (where President that the internet is being used to
assisting in the recovery of addicted persons, and providing them with a
Trump called for a prayer for the spread hatred, so we have to use
springboard for enthusiasm towards a meaningful life.
ratings of Celebrity Apprentice). the internet to counter that,” he

“And if religion is part of the explained of the inspiration for

problem, for heaven’s sake, let the video, which has been trans-

religion be part of the solution,” lated into about 10 languages.

Sacks said in his speech. A core audience of the video

His upcoming visit to is college students, and he

Kohelet comes in the wake of hopes this video will serve as

the recent bomb threats to JCCs support for them.

across the country and acts of “Students feel that number

vandalism in Jewish cemeteries. one, we’re there for them, and

See Sacks, Page 18

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JON MARKS | JE STAFF as normal.

RONEN RYBOWSKI heard “This is a rela-
the news and knew he had to
do something. tively small

He had friends here, some of cemetery, about 5
whom may have had loved ones
buried in Mount Carmel acres. We wanted
Cemetery. He knew the anguish
of the local Jewish community. to use the same

So he reached out. technology and
After speaking with Mount
Carmel caretaker Richard Levy, tools we use for
the president of Behar Mapping
in East Rutherford, N.J., hired bigger cemeteries
Keystone Aerial Surveys to
determine just how much dam- to help Mount
age there was.
“After my conversation with Carmel quantify
Mr. Levy, I got one of my ven-
dors to fly over the cemetery the damage and
and take high resolution
imagery,” said Rybowski, who’s get back in
been running the 50-year-old
company for about three years. order.”
“The first step we did was to get
the algorithm that marks all the That’s why he
headstones and identify the
ones that aren’t in position the called Keystone.
way they should be.”
The report by Keystone, a “We do aerial
national company with a local
operation at Northeast Philadel- data acquisition,
phia Airport, showed 553 of the
headstones had been disturbed. mostly mapping
While that number is signif-
icantly higher than anything survey and engi-
previously reported, it’s also
misleading. neering surveys,”
That’s because they’re draw-
ing no conclusions in terms of said David Day,
whether those disturbances
were caused by vandalism, wear executive vice
and tear or other forces.
“We don’t try to get into a president of Key-
police issue and determine which
were vandalized,” said the 33-year- stone. “We get
old Rybowski, a native of Israel. laser imagery ▲ An aerial photograph of Mount Carmel
“Disturbed means something is
on the ground or not standing on used for accura- Cemetery helped pinpoint which headstones were
the footing as it should be.
“We create a density map, cy in measuring, damaged, whether by vandals or other causes.
which breaks down the extent
of the damage. I visited the site which is precise
as well. I couldn’t get inside, but
from what I could see from the up to a few centimeters. turbed headstones. You can’t
road, the amount of damage I
“We get about five to 10 calls always know unless you go

a year for emergencies. We do through the process of mapping.”

tornado response all over the While the mapping was

country. We responded to the underway, Philadelphia City

[2015] Amtrak derailment in Councilman Kenyatta Johnson

the middle of the night. We announced that he is introducing

were aware of the news report, legislation to increase the penal-

and I thought of Ronen. I fig- ties for those who vandalize

ured he’d want to do something. cemeteries to $2,000 per grave.

“A lot of folks were surprised Under Philadelphia’s Ethnic

how close it was to us — we’re Intimidation and Institutional

about 4 miles away. We’re glad Vandalism current code, mass

we were able to help out.” vandalism, such as what

Thanks to those images — occurred at Mount Carmel, is

taken by a high-powered cam- considered a single offense.

era from the floor of a seven- Johnson’s bill would make each

seat plane — Behar Mapping “disturbance” a separate offense

What’s going on in was able to pinpoint the extent and would cover any such act,
Jewish Philadelphia?
of the damage, breaking it regardless of the motive. A
Submit an event or browse our online calendar to
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it raised more than $500,000 in is “encouraging teenagers to use
a 24-hour campaign March 7-8 technology in a novel way to For 75 years, JEVS has given gifts of empowerment, independence
conducted on crowd funding share what happened in the and opportunity to individuals in the Jewish community and beyond.
website Charidy. past to deepen connections to On March 27, Broadway award winners Benj Pasek and Ben Platt
Israel in the future.”
More than 1,000 donors will share their gifts with us, performing numbers from recent
participated, and the $500,000 Sponsored by the Israeli works including the Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen, as we
goal was reached with 14 min- American Council (IAC), the commemorate 75 years of service and look forward to many more.
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ers, rebbeim, parents, alumni, preserve for future generations
board members and volunteers via interactive technology the
all participated. stories and memories of Holo-
caust victims, survivors, veter-
There also were student- an and fallen Israel Defense
produced videos filmed during Forces (IDF) soldiers.
the campaign.
Teens will present their pro-
Wilmington Jewish Day gram designs on April 4, with a
School Runs 24-hour winner named in June.
Fundraiser
Albert Einstein Academy of In addition, Harriet and
Wilmington, Del., was slated to Michael Levin, the parents of
hold a 24-hour fundraiser start- Michael Levin, a 22-year-old
ing at 6 p.m. on March 13 and American paratrooper who was
running through March 14 — fighting for Israel and was
Pi Day — which also was the killed in the Second Lebanon
birthdate of the Jewish day War, will speak to students
school’s namesake. from 6 to 9 p.m. on March 23 at
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Acad-
The goal was to raise emy in Bryn Mawr.
$100,000.
Other Eitanim programs
Because four families made are underway in a dozen other
challenge grants, the school U.S. cities.
offered to more than quadruple
every donation. JFCS to Open Bala

The event was considered a Cynwyd Enrichment
virtual fundraiser because most
of it occurred via social media Center on April 3
and email. Activities and cele-
brations at the school were Jewish Family and Children
scheduled to be live streamed Services (JFCS) will open the
on Facebook. Barbara and Harvey Brodsky
Enrichment Center on April 3
Walk for Peace at 345 Montgomery Ave. in
Organized Around Bala Cynwyd.
Wissinoming Park
The Wissinoming Walk for The $8 million project cov-
Peace: Keeping UNITY in Our ers 18,000 square feet and will
CommUNITY was held March be the fifth branch of JFCS in
12 at Wissinoming Park in the the Philadelphia area.
wake of February’s desecration of
Mount Carmel Cemetery, where The building is designed to
about 100 gravestones were top- meet the needs and program-
pled and/or damaged by vandals. ming for a wide range of
clients. Social services will
The candlelight walk was range from foster care and
organized by the Wissinom- adoption, to family support
ing Civic Association and fea- and education, to financial
tured Rabbi Robyn Frisch of assistance to health care.
Temple Menorah Keneseth
Chai providing opening and The lobby will feature
closing reflections. large black-and-white por-
traits of 18 Holocaust sur-
vivors — some of them JFCS
clients — with a supportive
educational program on an
iPad that will detail the histo-
ry of each survivor. l

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Rally Attendees in Chester County Show
They’re Involved in the Fight Against Hate

LOCAL

JON MARKS | JE STAFF

FOLKS IN CHESTER County

wanted to be heard, too.

It was fine if similar rallies

had been held at Independence

Mall and in Montgomery Coun-

ty. They believed their voices

were just as loud and their sup-

port just as meaningful.

Shortly before it turned dark

on March 8, 200 to 300 people

arrived at the steps of the ▲ Gathered at the March 8 Kehillah of Chester County's multifaith Stand Against Hate solidarity gathering was a large contingent from Kesher Israel

Chester County Courthouse in Congregation in West Chester. Above left: Joining Kesher Israel’s Rabbi Lawrence Troster (second from right) are synagogue members Susan Grumer,

West Chester, many carrying Rhona Paskow, Stew Feinberg and Rabbi Sue Greenberg. Above right: Rabbi Jeff Sultar of Congregation B’nai Jacob addresses the crowd.

signs. They wanted to make it Photos provided

clear that they, too — Jews, “In the light of what’s going on. For us, this is a follow-up to The turnout also sent a clear based on religious tolerance and

Christians, Muslims, blacks, on in the United States, it’s the women’s march. It continues message, according to the the welcoming of all people.

whites, Hispanics and more — important to show solidarity,” the dialogue in our house.” Kehillah of Chester County, “Love, tolerance and accept-

stood against hate. said Elizabeth Munz, a Unitari- “[It’s] just to have them which organized the rally. ance of each and every human

And some of them brought an who brought her 3-, 6- and 8- understand some of the chal- “We wanted to bring this to being should be and must be

their children to pass the mes- year-olds. “There’s a lot of hate lenges our society is facing,” Chester County because we’ve our very essence, the very soul

sage along. crimes and discrimination going added Langdon Kane, who came had a lot of unity among syna- of what Chester County repre-

with her 7- and 2-year-old daugh- gogues, churches and sents and who we are.”

“FUNNY...DELICIOUS...A GEM” ters. “We do talk about that at home. mosques,” said Kehillah chair Moments after it was over,
I want to them to see these ideals are Dave Gold. “This was impor- West Chester Mayor Carolyn

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Tradition is a funny thing... That was a universal theme. “It’s important to speak up 156th District state representa-

While streams of traffic for everyone,” added Rabbi Jeff tive, emphasized that point.

passed by — some honking

their horns in support — a suc-

cession of rabbis, ministers and Coming together to express our solidarity
political officials stepped to the

podium to deliver that message. with all our neighbors is the right thing to do.”
Among those listening

intently in the crowd were a CAROLYN COMITTA

man and two women holding

up papier-mâché “pole pup-

pets” with doves at the top. Sultar of Congregation B’nai “West Chester is a diverse,

“We used to go to Vermont Jacob in Phoenixville. “For each multifaceted community, and

when my kids were little,” community to stand and we stand together to make

explained Linda Glaum, who express its solidarity.” sure all people feel welcome

spent nearly eight hours put- That’s especially true in and safe,” she said. “We all

A New Comedy ting them together. “This Chester County, where one feel part of the human family
Written by & Starring organization would put on speaker recalled the time 25 and wanted to do something.
shows with puppets sometimes years ago when the Ku Klux Coming together to express
Monica two stories high. Apparently, Klan held a march nearby. our solidarity with all our
Piper they were used a lot in differ- neighbors is the right thing
ent European countries for “We have a very special duty, to do.” l
a special obligation to remember

Directed by religious marches, but also for why this county was formed in

Mark political purposes. the first place,” 19th District state Contact:
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Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia to be
Renamed in Honor of Morris and Rose Caskey

LOCAL anonymous donor has agreed to campus. There already is a Gan lobby and classrooms; an exclu- Aside from the security
match any new pledges con- Israel day camp named in his sive beit midrash; a state-of-the- changes, most of the work
ANDY GOTLIEB | JE MANAGING EDITOR tributed in the next three weeks. parents’ honor. art science lab, library and done won’t be visible. The
The campaign — the first of its music room; air conditioning; work will also include changes
THE TORAH ACADEMY of kind in many years — began in Large donors listed include and new mechanical, electrical so the building complies with
Greater Philadelphia is being February 2016. Amir and Stacey Goldman, and plumbing systems. the Americans with Disabili-
renamed in honor of Morris who gave $500,000 for a new ties Act and other codes,
and Rose Caskey, two longtime “We’ve made significant addition; Jonathan and Hili The building updates are Mazurek said.
proponents of the Wynnewood inroads into our fundraising,” Zimbalist, who contributed tentatively scheduled to begin
institution. Founded in West Philadel-
Our boiler’s really, really old. We don’t have air conditioning in many of phia in 1964 as the Wynnefield
The school announced the our classrooms.” Hebrew Day School with nine
change at a banquet on Feb. 26 kindergarten students, the
attended by more than 440 peo- RACHEL MAZUREK school was renamed the Torah
ple. At the banquet, “we were Academy of Greater Philadel-
privileged to hear Dr. Herb said Rachel Mazurek, director $100,000 for an administrative in the summer, Mazurek said. phia in 1970. It moved to its
Caskey’s story and honored to of communication and com- wing; and $100,000 from “Our boiler’s really, really present home in Wynnewood
memorialize the legacy of his munity relations. Menashe Kohn for a grand foy- in 1979. More than 300 stu-
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division of Thomson Reuters in structural linguistics from ber of Penn
EUGENE GARFIELD, known Corporation, which is now the University of Pennsylvania
for his scientific knowledge owned by Clarivate Analytics. in 1961. Libraries’ Board of
indexing system, died Feb. 26 at
the age of 91 at Lankenau Med- The institute provides He created the journal Overseers.
ical Center after complications research and solution platforms impact factor, which calculates
from a prior fall. to conclude a “comprehensive the annual average number of “Before [ISI’s]
coverage of the world’s most citations in relation to recently
Originally from New York important and influential jour- published articles. It was used Web of Science,
City and more recently a resi- nals and research results,” for “quantifying the reach of a
dent of Bryn Mawr, Garfield according to its website. particular journal in the scien- scientists and
created the worldwide indexing tific community based on cita-
system in 1955, which allowed Garfield also launched sev- tions of its publications,” researchers had
scientists to easily find informa- eral scientific journals, such according to The Scientist.
tion rather than sifting through as Current Contents and Sci- very inefficient
pages and pages in a library. ence Citation Index. He was “He was an amazing charac-
the founding editor and pub- ter whose influence on infor- methods for find-
His index system con- lisher of a magazine geared mation science, writ large, can’t
tributed to data analytics by toward scientists, aptly named be underestimated,” H. Carton ing and tracing
using chart connections The Scientist, which he creat- Rogers III, vice provost and
between pieces of scientific lit- ed in 1984. director of libraries at the Uni- other scientific
erature, which later became versity of Pennsylvania, told
electronically available. Garfield received a Bachelor The Scientist. documents,” said
of Science in chemistry from
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not just an intellectual achieve- had incredible tenacity and

ment, but also an engineering courage.”

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ence field as we know it today.” Garfield is survived by his

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ed to the basic form of research grandchildren and two great-

tools that we all use every day: grandchildren.

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EDITORIAL WBC Team Typifies Israeli Success

Serious About in Face of Ongoing Challenges

Acts Against BY STEVEN ROSENBERG the Israel Association of Base- I was hearing a lot from Jew-
ball and one of the most avid ish friends at home who were
Jewish Institutions “AMERICA HAS ROLLED by supporters of making baseball excited — by the team’s success
like an army of steamrollers. It relevant in Israel. The current and by its mascot — the Men-
IT IS A rare day when the entire U.S. Senate speaks with one has been erased like a black- president, Peter Kurz, is travel- sch on the Bench.
voice. That day was March 6, when a sixth wave of bomb threats board, rebuilt and erased again. ling with the team in Korea as it
were phoned in and emailed to Jewish institutions across the But baseball has marked the participates in the WBC. Perhaps more excitement
country. In a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Department time. This field, this game: It’s a would have been generated had
of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and FBI director part of our past, Ray. It reminds Haim told us of the goals of the announcers talked about a
James Comey, all 100 senators called for “swift action with regard us of all that once was good and the IAB and how proud many “two-field solution,” or if Israel
to the deeply troubling series of anonymous bomb threats.” that could be again. Oh ... people Israelis are of this team’s partic- would have faced a combined
will come Ray. People will most ipation. Israel is known for soc- team of Egypt-Syria-Lebanon-
The senators reflected the anxiety of those who have watched definitely come.” cer and for great basketball. Tal Jordan-Iran as they do each and
the threats made again and again, seemingly with impunity: “We Brody and Omri Caspi are every day of its existence. Can
are concerned that the number of incidents is accelerating and you imagine the result of that
failure to address and deter these threats will place innocent peo- Ben-Schonewille/iStock/Thinkstock.com game? After Israel won, the
ple at risk and threaten the financial viability of JCCs,” they said. combined team would have
There is no silver medal for Israel in anything it complained about the playing
The letter called on the men responsible for keeping Ameri- does, and there are certainly no participation field being unfair and demand-
cans safe to help “JCCs, Jewish day schools and synagogues trophies. ed that Team Israel give back all
improve their physical security, deterring threats from being of the runs it scored.
made, and investigating and prosecuting those making these This famous quote from Ter- household basketball names,
threats or who may seek to act on these threats on the future.” ence Mann (played by James but few can name any Israeli Who knows, but hopefully
Earl Jones) in the movie, Field baseball players. the continued success of the
We applaud the statement. It brings the seriousness of the of Dreams really sums up the team will ignite the excitement
threats front and center without parsing, denying, changing the game of baseball. However, in Haim got our group excited to of the World Baseball Classic
subject or trying to score political points. And we hope that simi- Israel that isn’t the case. follow team Israel over the course onto the Israeli people.
lar, forthright support will come when other faith or ethnic of the next few days of our trip.
groups are threatened in these or more violent ways. I just returned from a week The Israel Association of
in Israel leading the Ira Salig- There wasn’t much opti- Baseball is a wonderful grass-
But we also hope that the senators’ unifying declaration isn’t a man z”l Men’s Mission with mism as the first game was roots organization looking to
signal for everyone to go home, simply because the threats have the Jewish Federation of against a good South Korea build additional fields and grow
been denounced. What is needed now is concrete, visible action Greater Philadelphia. In addi- team in its home stadium. The the great sport of baseball in
to match the words and the sentiment in the statement. We will tion to seeing this great coun- Israelis won 2-1 in an epic Israel. It seeks to leverage the
not know who is committing these crimes until they are caught. try and meeting wonderful extra-inning game. That win success of Team Israel in the
And we need to know that the pursuit of the offenders is vigorous people along the way, I was was followed with two more WBC and to raise much needed
and unrelenting. excited to see the impact of victories — 15-7 over Taiwan money to develop homegrown
Israel’s participation in the and 4-2 over the Netherlands, talent like Shlomo Lipetz, the
Hate and anti-Semitism are nothing new. Rather, it is the fre- World Baseball Classic might giving Israel the top spot in lone Israeli on the team, and
quency and visibility of what we have been witnessing since Janu- be having on this proud Pool A and a game against a less on former Major League
ary that is so alarming. Juan Thompson’s goal may not have been nation. I was hoping to see powerful Cuban team. The Baseball players.
to terrorize Jews when he allegedly called in eight bomb threats to what I saw in 2006 when I was Israeli team shocked the world
JCCs and the ADL, but he is accused of using the cover of earlier in Italy and the Italians won by beating the Cubans 4 -1. Israel is a winner — from
bomb threats to harass an ex-girlfriend. the World Cup — the country start-up nation to a strong mil-
was in a frenzy, the likes of What was fascinating was to itary. There is no silver medal
Although the focus of our discussion has been the Jewish com- which I haven’t seen since. talk to Israelis about baseball for Israel in anything it does,
munity, the response needed is much broader. We need our lead- during our journey across the and there are certainly no par-
ers to denounce hate at all levels and to address the security of all On the day of our arrival, we country. Few people knew the ticipation trophies. There is no
minorities, including our Jewish community. And while they are had a group dinner and I invited games were taking place and, reason to think the team won’t
at it, it wouldn’t hurt for our leaders to express acceptance of my friend, Haim Katz, to join us sadly, many didn’t seem to care. win the gold medal in the
minorities and the vulnerable, no matter their ethnicity. Because and give some remarks. Katz is The pride in Team Israel was WBC, carry the momentum
even when those who are making bomb threats are caught, this the immediate past president of not anywhere close to what I’d home and build a great success
last need will still be just as strong. l hoped or imagined. in baseball as they have in so
many other industries.
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My Son the Waiter showcases poor self-image, all these things “‘If all goes well, I think Brad is He began work on My Son is a waiter, in fact he can carry
what he’s learned along the way, have been a journey and to get going to buy a bookcase.’” the Waiter in 2005 and contin- four plates now and he’s learn-
and it’s a story that — despite its to that point where you really ued working on it and perform- ing how to use a tray.’”
specific callout to Jews — res- believe in what you’re doing and But there are also moments ing it periodically until 2013
onates with a wide audience. the product,” he said. “Self- of poignancy and reflection. when he was doing a three- But ultimately it’s a success
improvement is one of the week run in Florida — which story any mother — Jewish or
“I chronicled my journey, greatest natural highs in the Amid the lessons learned of turned into four months — and not — would be happy with.
which was a real struggle, into world. Not itsy bitsy paying the price to achieve suc- the owner of the theater called
this hybrid — part theater, part self-improvement, but really cess and finding the drive to in two producers to see the As he plans to look into doing
stand-up. It’s not just funny, it’s pronounced where you’re creat- pursue what you love, he also show. They bought the touring more TV and film work while
very poignant. A lot of people ing something that’s unique and learned more about himself and rights for seven years. working on his sequel, he hopes
find it very inspiring, and it’s kind of stands on its own, and I his own ambitions. that the audience will learn, as he
not just for Jews. It’s a universal Originally, the show had a has, that “it is within each person
These are lessons he’s taking different title until the theater to achieve excellence.”
with him as he continues to owner gave him a suggestion.
“Being creative is huge in
I wouldn’t have waited tables for 29 years if for some reason I didn’t “He said, ‘Put Jewish in the any capacity. It doesn’t mean to
think I had something.” title; it’s a great selling point in make money at it but the
Florida.’ And some guy who notion of being creative is huge
BRAD ZIMMERMAN worked with him came up with in life. Find whatever it is —
this title and I go, ‘My God,’” he knitting, it doesn’t matter what
piece,” he said. “There’s the Jew- think that’s what I’ve done. I work on a sequel, My Rise to said, adding with a laugh that it is, painting, pottery — it’s
ish mother, of course, who think it’s a one-of-a-kind kind the Middle. the one who came up with the very important, a creative life.
plays this huge role in the of thing and very original.” title was not Jewish. … It’s not a dumbed-down
struggle and that kind of thing, “I wouldn’t have waited piece, it’s a provocative piece
but it’s a universal piece.” The show offers plenty of tables for 29 years if for some The name of the piece illus- and it will make people think if
laughs. reason I didn’t think I had trates Zimmerman’s struggle they want to.
By sharing his struggles, something,” he said. “At that but with a comedic twist.
he’s been able to connect with “I hear success stories that time, it was thinking I had “It’s, ‘What is the meaning of
people who understand the are mind boggling,” he says in a something in the comedic “You know as well as I do, your life? Are you living that
challenges he faced, even if clip on the show’s website. arena. So that’s probably why the whole thing is ‘my son the life?’” he added. “So I think that
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true and open heart, we receive Mitzrayim/narrowness to free-
BY RABBI SHELLY BARNATHAN back in equal or even greater dom. So why do we find this And, in order for
abundance. challenging narrative of the
Parashat Ki Tisa Golden Calf placed amid these G-d to dwell among the people, our Etzem, our essence, creat-
Parashat Ki Tisa also con- Torah texts describing the build-
THIS WEEK’S PARASHA — tains the Friday night V’shamru ing of the holy Mishkan? the Israelites needed to make ing a holy space in which G-d
Ki Tisa, Exodus 30:11 —34:35 prayer (Exodus 31:16-17), the
—is filled with many gems. famous expression “Panim el Back in Parashat Terumah, space for G-d. The holiest part can dwell?
Panim” (Exodus 33:11), refer- in which Moshe first receives
The Parasha opens with the ring to Moshe speaking “face to instructions for building the of the Mishkan was its As humans, we are each bar-
concept of the half-shekel — face” with G-d, the 13 attributes Mishkan, Moshe is told of the
Machatzit ha’Shekel (Exodus of G-d (Exodus 34:6) (Adonay, purpose of the Mishkan. In interior space.  raged with so many details in
30:13) — the equal contribu- Adonay, El Rachum V’chanun Exodus 25:8, G-d says to
tion of silver from both rich … ), and the expression “Karan Moshe:  “V’asu Li Mikdash In contrast to the holy space our lives — being human often
and poor that Moshe will use Or Panav” (Exodus 34:29), “the V’shachanti B’tocham.”
for taking a census of the radiance of the skin of Moshe’s within the Mishkan, the Golden means attending to outward
Israelites. face” from which the mistaken “They shall make me a holy
image of Moshe’s “horns” was place, and I will rest/dwell calf had no interior space at all. form — to appearance, to repu-
How interesting that the derived. And also within among them.”
command is for a half-shekel, Parashat Ki Tisa, of course, is This calf, created out of fear tation, to possessions — but for
rather than a whole shekel, the central narrative of the Egel The Mishkan, this sanctuary,
highlighting the concept that Hazahav, the golden calf. was about holy space. Yes, and anxiety when the Israelites each of us, there is the danger
we are each incomplete until we Torah provides many physical
join in holy community with For three Torah portions, details regarding its construc- were without their leader, that, when we are feeling anxious
one another. And the Hebrew Terumah, Tetzeveh and now Ki tion — its “form” was very
word used to command this Tisa, the main theme has been important, but the primary Moshe, was made of solid gold. or insecure, just like the Israelites
equal giving — (V’natnu) is a the construction of the Mishkan, purpose for the building of the
palindrome, spelled the same the portable sanctuary that the Mishkan was so that G-d could When Moshe sees the golden were when Moshe was not pres-
way forward and backward Israelites were instructed to dwell in holiness within and
indicating that holy giving is a among the people. calf and confronts his brother ent, these outer forms can
reciprocal process.
Aaron about the creation of this become our Golden Calves, our

idol, Aaron explains the false gods. They can take on a life

appearance of the golden calf in of their own, leaving no room for

this way, (Exodus 32:24), “Va’y- that which is essential and holy. 

itnu Li —V’ash’licheyhu Va’eysh, So, instead we must try, as

Vaytze Ha’egel Hazeh”  best we can, to build holy com-

“They gave it [the gold] to munity, each one of us con-

me and I threw it into the fire, tributing our Machatzit

and out came this calf!” ha’shekel — our half shekel,

It is as if this calf, made of making time and space in our

solid gold, created itself! Rabbi lives to return to our essence in

Shefa Gold, author of the book an effort to create holiness. 

Torah Journeys describes this May our Kavanah/intention

calf as “full of itself, represent- for this Shabbat of Parashat Ki

ing the most dangerous hin- Tisa be that each one of us can

drance in the life of spiritual find the Koach, the strength, to

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mobilizes financial and volunteer resources to
address the communities' most critical priorities
locally, in Israel and around the world.

Jewish Federation Seeks Additional Volunteers
to Address Desecration of Mount Carmel Cemetery

THE JEWISH FEDERATION of Greater Philadelphia is
grateful to the hundreds of volunteers who have already
stepped up to repair the world after recent criminal, anti-
Semitic acts in Greater Philadelphia. To date, Jewish Fed-
eration staff and volunteers have completed a major
spring cleanup of Mount Carmel Cemetery and begun the
mapping and inventory of each stone.

Additionally, the Jewish Federation fielded calls from
almost 100 families around the country who need help
determining the condition of their family members’
stones, and raised $220,928 from 2,984 gifts to support
the cleanup, repair and security costs at Mount Carmel
Cemetery, as well as the Jewish community’s growing
security needs.

Now, the Jewish Federation is looking for additional
volunteers to keep this momentum going:

• 10 to 15 people are needed to type up the mapping
and inventory data collected at Mount Carmel
Cemetery a few hours per week at home, plus partic-
ipate in a weekly online team meeting. To volunteer,
please email Addie Klein, director of community
engagement, at aklein@jewishphilly.org.

• Five volunteers are needed to come to the Jewish
Federation offices to call people who have inquired
about their family members’ graves. To volunteer,
please email Addie at aklein@jewishphilly.org.

• To extend this same care to other historic cemeteries
requiring similar cleanups, volunteers are needed
to spruce up Har Nebo, just a mile from Mount
Carmel. Volunteer dates: Sunday, March 19, from
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.,  and  Monday, March 20, from
10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 12 to 2 p.m. This cleanup will
be in cooperation with Repair The World. RSVPs are
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contact community@jewishphilly.org. 

These ongoing community-wide efforts are establishing Restoring the headstones at Mount Carmel Cemetery. Photos provided
the groundwork to accomplish even more in the future at
Mount Carmel Cemetery. The fencing at the cemetery
will be repaired soon. A rabbinic advisory group will
oversee the restoration of stones, scheduled to begin late
March in cooperation with the National Park Service, an
expert in cemetery restoration and a growing group of
skilled volunteers and a community of preservationists.
Additionally, a rededication of the cemetery is being
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▼THURSDAY, understanding of the first book of at a screen? Do you text and When the 53-foot-long double Shabbat Services.
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♥ without delay, to Allen H. Tollen Ex- OR, 551 W. Lancaster Ave., Ste. Market St., Ste. 601, Philadelphia, persons indebted to the decedent ATTN: CLASSIFIED DEPT
IN PERSON ecutor, c/o Allen H. Tollen, Esq., or 210, Haverford, PA 19041, PA 19103, to make payment without delay to
INTERVIEWS to his attorney, Or to his Attorney: Or to their Attorney: Larry Yustin, EXECUTOR, 500 Ash- E-MAIL:
IDENTITY SEARCH Allen H. Tollen Esquire KENNETH R. FROHLICH Howard M. Soloman land Ave,. Folcraft, PA 19032, classified@jewishexponent.com
CRIMINAL ( PAR 41 E. Front Street 551 W. Lancaster Ave., Ste. 210 1760 Market St., Ste. 601 Or to his Attorney:
Media, PA 19063 Haverford, PA 19041 Philadelphia, PA 19103 Michael A. Cohen FAX: 215-832-0785
FBI ) Estate of Harry Williams ESTATE OF MARY JANE HAZEL, 2113 Snyder Ave.
DRUG (10 PANEL) ESTATE OF BERTHA M. BROWN, Williams, Harry late of Philadelphia, a/k/a MARYJANE HAZEL, DE- Philadelphia, PA 19145 OUR RATES ARE
DRIVING RECORD DECEASED. PA. Francis Frankenstein, c/o Ned CEASED. VERY REASONABLE!!
Late of Philadelphia Hark, Esq., Goldsmith Hark & Hor- Late of Philadelphia CORPORATE NOTICES
♥ LETTERS TESTAMENTARY on the nak, PC, 7716 Castor Ave., Phil- LETTERS TESTAMENTARY on the FOREIGN REGISTRATION - Notice WE CIRCULATE THROUGHOUT THE
above Estate have been granted to adelphia, PA 19152, Executor. above Estate have been granted to is hereby given that Sutaner, LLC, a TRI-STATE AREA (PA, NJ, DE)
610-668-1111 the undersigned, who request all Goldsmith Hark & Hornak, PC the undersigned, who request all foreign limited liability company
www. persons having claims or demands 7716 Castor Ave. persons having claims or demands formed under the laws of the State CALL CLASSIFIED FOR DETAILS
against the estate of the decedent Philadelphia, PA 19152 against the estate of the decedent of NY where its principal office is
ehphome.com to make known the same and all Estate of Helen Brinson, Deceased. to make known the same and all located at 229-19 Merrick Blvd., 215-832-0749 or 215-832-0750
persons indebted to the decedent Late of Philadelphia, PA. persons indebted to the decedent Laurelton, NY 11413, has or will re-
EXP. CAREGIVER FOR ELDERLY to make payment without delay to LETTERS of ADMINISTRATION to make payment without delay to gister to do business in LEGAL NOTICES
20 yrs exp., Excellent References! JAY E. KIVITZ, EXECUTOR, 7901 on the above estate have been SANDRA T. HAZEL, EXECUTRIX, Pennsylvania with the Department
Ogontz Ave., Philadelphia, PA granted to the undersigned, who 3309 Disston St., Philadelphia, PA of State of the Commonwealth of IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF CENTRE COUNTY,
267-679-3946 19150, bequest all persons having claims 19149. Pennsylvania, at Harrisburg, PA, on PENNSYLVANIA
House Cleaning Services/Nurses Or to his Attorney: or demands against the estate of ESTATE OF Regina G Abrams, De- 3/6/17, under the provisions of the ORPHANS' COURT DIVISION
Aide will care for sick/elderly exp. JAY E. KIVITZ the decedent to make known the ceased Pennsylvania foreign limited liabil-
w/refs. 215-470-9825 KIVITZ & KIVITZ, P.C. same, and all persons indebted to Late of Montgomery County, ity company law. The registered of- IN RE: ADOPTION OF )
7901 Ogontz Ave. the decedent to make payment Pennsylvania LETTERS OF ADMIN- fice in Pennsylvania will be located M.J.G. ) No. 4197
House Cleaning/Spring Cleaning- Philadelphia, PA 19150 without delay, to Bernice Perry, Ad- ISTRATION on the above Estate 325-41 Chestnut St., Ste. 800, )
Will clean your house top to bot- ministratrix, c/o Arnold L. Wain- have been granted to the under- Phila., PA 19106.
tom! I do windows! Reas. rates and Estate of Brenda Pilotti, Deceased. stein, Esq. 1819 JFK Blvd., Suite signed, who request all persons Burns & Kasmen, Solicitors NOTICE OF HEARING
exc. refs. 215-479-3343 Late of Philadelphia, PA. 400, Philadelphia, PA 19103. having claims or demands against Two Bala Plaza, Ste. 718
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION Arnold L. Wainstein, Esq. the estate of the decedent to make Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 To: "Robert" all Putative Fathers
HOUSEKEEPER/NANNY on the above estate have been 1819 JFK Blvd. known the same and all persons in-
AVAILABLE Reliable, Trustworthy, granted to the undersigned, who Suite 400 debted to the decedent to make ROSANNS MARKET INC. has been A Petition has been filed asking the Court to put an end to all rights
Exp. Refs. Call Susan Jacobs 215- bequest all persons having claims Philadelphia, PA 19103 payment without delay to Alice A. incorporated under the provisions you have to your child, who was born on November 11, 2016, in Lang-
657-8771 or demands against the estate of ESTATE OF JEAN BROADLY Carson and Sandra Wolfe, Adminis- of the Pennsylvania Business Cor- horne, PA. The Court has set a hearing to consider ending rights to your
the decedent to make known the DECEASED tratrix c/o Michael E. Eisenberg, Es- poration Law of 1988. child. That hearing will be held in the Centre County Courthouse Annex,
Laundry and errands. Companion same, and all persons indebted to LETTERS TESTAMENTARY on the quire 2935 Byberry Road, Suite Stein & Silverman before Judge Grine, Bellefonte,PA 16823, on March 29, 2017, at 1:30 p.m.
for elderly, 25 yrs exp. Excell refs. the decedent to make payment above Estate have been granted to 107 Hatboro, PA 19040 Or to Attor- 230 South Broad St. Your presence is required at the hearing. You are warned that even if you
856-240-0929 without delay, to Steven Pilotti, Ad- the undersigned, who request all ney: Suite 304 fail to appear at the scheduled hearing, the hearing will go on without you
Main Line Babysitting Service- ministrator, c/o Gary A. Zlotnick, persons having claims or demands Michael E. Eisenberg, Esquire Philadelphia, PA 19102 and your rights to your child may be ended by the Court without your be-
Love children, refs. available Esq., Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan against the estate of the decedent 2935 Byberry Road, Suite 107 ing present. You have a right to be represented at the hearing by a lawyer.
610-896-2153 Schaer & Toddy, PC, 1818 Market to make known the same, and all Hatboro, PA 19040 FICTITIOUS NAME You should take this paper to your lawyer at once. If you do not have a
St., 13th Fl., Philadelphia, PA persons indebted to the decedent ESTATE OF ROBERT A. WEINBER- FICTITIOUS NAME REGISTRATION lawyer or cannot afford one, go to or telephone the office set forth below
PHYILLIS JEAN will make your 19103 or to their attorneys, to make payment without delay to GER a/k/a ROBERT ANDREW An application for registration of to find out where you can get legal help.
HOUSE SUPER CLEAN. Old school Gary A. Zlotnick, Esq. Debra G. Speyer, Executrix. WEINBERGER and ROBERT WEIN- the fictitious name Recycling of
Italian ethics, many happy refs., Zarwin Baum DeVito Attorney BERGER, DECEASED. Urban Materials for Profit, 4633 COURT ADMINISTRATOR’S OFFICE
you’ll think its new Kaplan Schaer & Toddy, PC Debra G. Speyer, Late of the Township of Abington, Walnut St., Phila., PA 19143, was CENTRE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
1818 Market St., 13th Fl. Two Bala Plaza Suite 300 Montgomery County, PA filed in the Department of State at BELLEFONTE, PA 16823
Call me 215-888-8267 Philadelphia, PA 19103 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 LETTERS TESTAMENTARY on the Harrisburg, PA, February 28, 2017, (814) 355-6727
ESTATE OF JENETTE MORRIS, above Estate have been granted to pursuant to the Fictitious Names Respectfully submitted,
WOMAN desires housecleaning. Estate of Elaine Segal aka Elaine J. a/k/a JENETTE D. MORRIS, DE- the undersigned, who request all Act, Act 1982-295. The names and BIERLY & RABUCK
Own car, honest & reliable. Good Segal, Deceased. CEASED. persons having claims or demands addresses of the persons who are
refs. 215-626-3943 Late of Philadelphia, PA. Letters Late of Philadelphia against the estate of the decedent parties to the registration are Rus- By:
Testamentary on the above estate LETTERS of ADMINISTRATION on to make known the same and all sell Moritz, 5150 Cedar Ave., Phila., Denise M. Bierly, Esquire
ESTATE NOTICES have been granted to the under- the above Estate have been gran- persons indebted to the decedent PA 19143, Reuben Kramer, 1516 Attorney I.D. No. 58860
Estate of Adamantia D. Zevris signed. All persons having claims ted to the undersigned, who re- to make payment without delay to Mansion Pl., #3, Swissvale, PA 486 Nimitz Avenue
Zevris, Adamantia D. late of Phil- against or indebted to the estate quest all persons having claims or EDWARD H. WEINBERGER, EX- 15218 and David Magliato, 85 Per- State College, PA 16801
adelphia, PA. Evangelia Vlahos, c/o should make claims known or for- demands against the estate of the ECUTOR, c/o Jennifer L. Damelio, kinsville Rd., Highland, NY 12528. (814) 237-7900
Anthony J. Beldecos, Esq., Lundy ward payment to Joy Rodgers, Ex- decedent to make known the same Esq., 101 Greenwood Ave., 5th Fl., Drew Salaman, Esquire
Beldecos & Milby, PC, 450 N. ecutrix, c/o Joseph J. Marinaro, and all persons indebted to the de- Jenkintown, PA 19046, Salaman/Henry, PC www.jewishexponent.com
Narberth Ave., Suite 200, Narberth, Esq., 421 Bustleton Pike, cedent to make payment without Or to his Attorney: 100 S. Broad St.
PA 19072, Administratrix. Feasterville, PA 19053 delay to KEEYA EASLEY, ADMINIS- JENNIFER L. DAMELIO Suite 650
Lundy Beldecos & Milby, PC TRATRIX, c/o Amy H. Besser, Esq., FRIEDMAN SCHUMAN Philadelphia, PA 19110
450 N. Narberth Ave. ESTATE OF EUGENE O’NEILL a/k/a 1701 Walnut St., 6th Fl., Phil- 101 Greenwood Ave., 5th Fl.
Suite 200 EUGENE S. O’NEILL, DECEASED. adelphia, PA 19103, Jenkintown, PA 19046 FICTITIOUS NAME REGISTRATION
Narberth, PA 19072 Late of Philadelphia Or to her Attorney: ESTATE OF ROSE FENUTO, a/k/a Notice is hereby given that an Ap-
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY on the AMY H. BESSER ROSE M. FENUTO, DECEASED. plication for Registration of Ficti-
above Estate have been granted to LAW OFFICES OF PETER L. KLENK Late of Philadelphia tious Name was filed in the Depart-
the undersigned, who request all & ASSOCIATES LETTERS TESTAMENTARY on the ment of State of the Common-
persons having claims or demands 1701 Walnut St., 6th Fl. above Estate have been granted to wealth of Pennsylvania on Decem-
against the estate of the decedent Philadelphia, PA 19103 the undersigned, who request all ber 23 2016 for Camp Candle loc-
to make known the same and all persons having claims or demands ated at 512 E Vernon Road Phil-
persons indebted to the decedent pinterest.com/jewishexponent against the estate of the decedent adelphia PA 19119. The name and
to make payment without delay to to make known the same and all address of each individual inter-
HELENA BOYLE, EXECUTRIX, 250 persons indebted to the decedent ested in the business is Briana Ash-
Kalos St., Philadelphia, PA 19128, to make payment without delay to ley Mills and Mark Darnell Cave
Or to her Attorney: MARIE CHENOWETH, EXECUTRIX, 512 E Vernon Road Philadelphia PA
MICHAEL VanBUSKIRK c/o Adam S. Bernick, Esq., 2047 19119. This was filed in accord-
6510 Ridge Ave. Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103, ance with 54 PaC.S. 311.
Philadelphia, PA 19128 Or to her Attorney:
ADAM S. BERNICK
To place an ad in the Law Office of Faye Riva Cohen, PC
Real Estate Section 2047 Locust St.
call 215.832.0749 Philadelphia, PA 19103

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