Monday, February 8, 2016 Shevat 29, 5776
By:
Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
March and April are two exciting months on the Women's Philanthropy calendar. Over the course of the next eight weeks, women of diverse ages, lifestyles and income levels will have the opportunity to learn how to overcome information overload to get the news they need, perform hands-on mitzvah projects at the Klein JCC and enjoy a gala evening of laughter...
Comment0
Give 600 people some training, sustain them with food, arm them with pledge cards and pens, then set them loose on the banks of phones at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy. What do you get? More than 3,000 gifts totaling well over $1 million in contributions to the 2012 Jewish Federation Annual Campaign. The men, women, teens, young adults...
Comment0
Gail Norry, a Rydal resident and chair of National Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federations of North America, recently spoke about the power of female leadership before a Knesset committee during a recent mission to Israel. She traveled there as part of a Federation "Heart to Heart" mission, which included 153 women from around the country, 34 of them from...
Comment0
Amid all the speculation about a possible Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities -- and what such a strike would mean for the United States -- Robert M. Gates says he's "blessedly" relieved that he's no longer the Pentagon's top man. Throughout his decades of government service, including stints as secretary of defense and director of the CIA, Gates has...
Comment0
From now through Feb. 13, support Israel through the purchase of Israeli goods and products and then catch people in the act of making these purchases. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia wants to continue the momentum of solidarity and support for the State of Israel, generated by the Feb. 2 program at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Advertisement