Monday, July 14, 2014 Tammuz 16, 5774
To build ruach ("spirit") and make it easier for volunteers to participate in Super Sunday on Jan. 27, round-trip bus transportation will be provided to Super Sunday headquarters at the Jewish Federation Radnor Campus, 270 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr. The deadline for reserving bus transportation is Jan. 11. Bucks County A bus will depart at 10 a.m., from...
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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Mary Weltman, who lives in Federation Housing Inc.'s Shalom House in Northeast Philadelphia, felt flattered to be included in an oral-history project co-sponsored by the National Museum of American Jewish History and the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center. The 85-year-old Sephardic Jew wanted to share her life story, and preserve memories of her Turkish-born parents for her children and grandchildren. Weltman,...
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Three committed community young professionals were honored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia recently for their leadership expertise. Missy Johnson, general counsel and vice president of human resources for the Girls Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, received the Mrs. Isadore Kohn Young Leadership Award. Johnson is a longtime Federation volunteer who currently serves on the Board of Trustees. She is...
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Eve Orlow, immediate past president of the Women's Philanthropy division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, has been appointed chair of the division's Nominating Committee, according to Gail Norry, Women's Philanthropy President. The Nominating Committee is seeking nominations to the Women's Philanthropy board from community members. According to division bylaws, nominations should be based on leadership experience, an ability...
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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
The Talmud values acts of lovingkindness as "equal in weight to all the commandments." These values are embraced by the Lassin family, which has performed countless deeds of lovingkindness benefiting Federation Early Learning Services for more than three decades. The family holds a special place in its heart for the FELS site formerly known as the Northern Hebrew Day Nursery...
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