Monday, July 28, 2014 Av 1, 5774
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Federation Campaign Vice Chairperson Nancy Astor Fox made Neil and Susan Cooper an offer they couldn't refuse -- to serve as co-chairs for the Tuesday, Dec. 8 Evening With President Clinton. The couple agreed to devote their time, talent and energy to help plan this event along with Carol and Bennett Aaron, Esther and Marc Kaplin, Joy and Bennett Keiser,...
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During these challenging economic times, Charitable Gift Annuities and IRA Charitable Rollovers provide important benefits for donors and the organizations they care about. Many Federation donors view these investment vehicles as true "win-win" situations. A Federation Charitable Gift Annuity is an opportunity for donors 55 and older to receive a 2009 tax deduction, turn an asset into income and benefit...
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Amy Purdy, Jewish Federation Feature
Federation's women philanthropists demonstrated the power of their collective voices two weeks ago during their very first advocacy mission to Washington, D.C. A total of 55 members of Women of Vision -- Federation's Jewish Women's Foundation -- and Women's Philanthropy donors took part in the trip. They lobbied lawmakers and met with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, all while...
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"Ruth Bader Ginsburg is probably the most powerful and inspirational Jewish woman advocate of our generation," said Shira Goodman, co-chair of the advocacy mission, explaining why a private meeting with the Supreme Court justice matched the mission's focus on advocacy. The meeting took place in the majestic West Conference Room of the Supreme Court, just steps away from the court...
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David B. Nash, M.D., the newly appointed Founding Dean of the Jefferson School of Health Policy and Population Health on the campus of Thomas Jefferson University views true health care reform as essential to creating tikkun olam -- the repair of the world. As such, he will discuss the challenges and opportunities toward creating a quality national health care system...
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