Wednesday, July 29, 2015 Av 13, 5775
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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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More than 200 current and prospective members of Federation’s Renaissance Group rocked the house at Philadelphia’s Pyramid Club during the group’s inaugural Young Leadership Celebration. These young professionals danced to the music of DJ Danny Estrella while raising $95,803 for the 2013 Federation Annual Campaign.
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Philadelphia’s Lions of Judah, generous and passionate philanthropists who make a minimum gift of $5,000 to the Federation annual campaign, roared on two separate yet equally special occasions in recent months.
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Lynne B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Five hundred adults, ages 18 and older, will receive free flu shots and lunch at the Klein JCC in Northeast Philadelphia on Sunday, Nov. 11, courtesy of the Einstein Healthcare Network. This special Mitzvah Mania immunization project, being offered from 10 a.m.to 1 p.m., is one of the many examples of the life-changing, community-transforming opportunities available during the Jewish Federation...
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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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