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Commemoration & Celebration

On the morning of Sunday, June 2, 2019, the Board of Managers of the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society and their families gathered at Mikveh Israel Cemetery, 825 Spruce Street, to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the founding of the organization and to honor the women buried there who were among our original members. A brief ceremony highlighted our past, present and future and ended with a member of the next generation placing a stone on the graves of these independent and forward-thinking women whose commitment to Jewish values and practices guides us even to this day. Read more…