Society

Residents dance

Federation Housing Residents Enjoy Golden Slipper Program

Residents of Federation Housing’s Rieder/Tabas/CenterPark III enjoyed a festive afternoon in conjunction with Golden Slipper Gems Socialization for Seniors Program.
Rabbi Adam Wohlberg, Earl Bowen, Rabbi Debra Bowen, Beth Razin, Maly Jackson, Barbara Rosenau, Nathan Relles and Avezu Fanta

‘The Passengers,’ a Film About Ethiopian Jews, Screens

The Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and American Jewish Committee brought the film “The Passengers” about current Ethiopian Jews wanting to make aliyah to Israel...
Todd Herzog performs for BTBJ congregants

Beth Tikvah B’Nai Jeshurun Students Enjoy Concert and Lesson

Preschool and religious school students at Beth Tikvah B’Nai Jeshurun enjoyed a lesson and concert with Arizona-based musician Todd Herzog, an artist-in-residence. Herzog performed...
Pia Eisenberg, Melanie London, Shauna Ekezie, Jill Aschkenasy and Sharon Schwartz hold coats

Our Closet Works to Ensure Adults Have Warm Clothing

Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s Our Closet hosted its Coat Day program, designed to ensure adults in need have the necessary clothing to stay...
Randi Freeman, Marlene Markowitz, Linda Kenyon, Susan Price and Sheryl Beegal

Actress Performs as Julia Child for Hadassah

Actress Linda Kenyon performed as Julia Child for members of the Henrietta Szold Chapter of Hadassah at the November meeting.
Vanessa Smith and Donna Levin with donations

Jewish Family Service Collects Groceries for Turkey Drive

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties staff and volunteers collected carts full of groceries for the annual Turkey Drive at the...
David Wisnia speaks

Holocaust Survivor Shares Story of Escape From Auschwitz

On Nov. 8, Holocaust survivor Cantor David Wisnia shared his story of life in, and escape from, Auschwitz during World War II, as part...
Inna Shvets, Petr Grin, Lyudmila Shapochnik, Marina Zhitnitskaya, Lidia Teplitsky and Yefim Gonikman

150 Attendees Participate in High Holidays Reception

Members of the Russian-speaking satellite at KleinLife in Northeast Philadelphia held a reception celebrating the High Holidays with 150 members and invited guests.
Tom Tropp, Albert S. Dandridge, III, Karen Model, Joe Zuritsky and Marcel Groen

AJC Hosts Joshua Krasna at Annual Lecture

American Jewish Committee Philadelphia hosted Joshua Krasna at its second annual Menachem Begin Lecture at a luncheon event on Nov. 4 at the Union...
Laura Engelmann, Gayle Gross, Cookie Till, Briana Bee and Diane Melano

Dinner Benefits Jewish Family Service’s Health Initiatives

The annual Herb Dinner at Steve & Cookie’s By the Bay in Margate raised $8,000 to benefit health and wellness initiatives of Jewish Family...