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Group Helps Jewish Women for 200 Years

Eileen Sklaroff forgives you if you haven’t heard of the Female Hebrew Benevolent Society (FHBS), an organization celebrating its 200th anniversary.

“We are a very well-kept secret,” said Sklaroff, the organization’s president.

The tiny social services organization was founded in 1819 with the help of legendary Philadelphian Rebecca Gratz…

Read more in the Jewish Exponent.