Friday, July 11, 2014 Tammuz 13, 5774
By:
Sherrie Savett
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt of the remarks delivered by Sherrie Savett, president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, at the Federation’s main fundraising event in Center City on Nov. 4. All of us here represent a true collective — a collective voice; a collective passion; and a collective hope for our community. Being here represents our...
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Ambassador Dennis Ross, counselor for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, was the keynote speaker for the plethora of philanthropists gathered for a cocktail reception at the private home of Suzanne and Norman Cohn.
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Drs. David Miller and Alan Woronoff, co-chairs of Federation’s Health Care Network along with Marc Rothman, DMD, are three men on a mission. They hope to create a unique trip to Israel with special appeal to physicians, dentists, health care professionals, practitioners and entrepreneurs. Participants in the Health Care Mission to ­Israel, slated for March 2-9, will experience the traditional...
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Women of Vision, the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, is now accepting Letters of Inquiry for its 2013-2014 Grants Cycle. The Foundation, which is managed by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, supports programs that benefit the lives of Jewish women and girls living in the Philadelphia region. Submission deadline is Friday, Dec. 21. Those organizations that meet Foundation...
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On Friday, Oct. 5, Federation broke the wall on a revolutionary new food pantry on the grounds of the Klein JCC. Roy Neff, one of the lead donors for the project along with his wife, Lyn, Laurie Franz and Joy and Bennett Kaiser, took a hammer to the old racquetball court at the JCC, officially beginning construction of the Choice...
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