Thursday, May 28, 2015 Sivan 10, 5775
By:
Lynne Edelman
On Tuesday, May 3, more than 300 Philadelphia area Holocaust survivors will schmooze, ess (eat) and be freilich (celebrate) during the sixth annual liberation simcha that become known as Café Europa. The name pays homage to a café in Stockholm, Sweden, where Holocaust survivors came to look for their lost relatives immediately after World War II. The festive event, which...
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By:
Lynn B. Edelman
Federation's Women's Philanthropy affinity group has a brand new logo -- a globe encased by a free-formed heart. The group's president, Sara Minkoff, says that it "accurately represents who we are and what we do." She explains: "As women, we make a heart-to-heart connection to causes and organizations that we believe will impact the well-being of others. This paradigm of...
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By:
Jessica Endy
While juggling family, professional and personal commitments, many women have difficulty finding time to focus on what inspires them as Jewish individuals. With this in mind, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's "Women's Journey to Israel" earlier this month gave 14 multi-tasking women philanthropists the opportunity to deepen their passion for Israel while bonding with their Israeli sisters and each...
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Lynn B. Edelman
In South Philadelphia and the Great Northeast, Jewish Federation Real Estate has committed both dollars and manpower to ensure that Federation's fourth annual "Mitzvah Mania" day of community service is its most successful to date. JFRE chairman David Adelman said that he was "proud to announce that JFRE leadership was unanimous in deciding to direct funding for the exciting volunteer...
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Lynne Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Next month, more than 1,000 Jews from across North America are expected to wander into the desert for three days and nights to discover their personal connection to Judaism. While these modern-day descendants of Moses and Sarah will trek by plane, train and automobile to their destination -- the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, their journey is...
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