Saturday, April 19, 2014 Nisan 19, 5774
It was an exciting summer as twoof the Satell Teen Fellows, Ellen Brown and Gabriel Horwitz, were selected as Young Heroes by the National Liberty Museum and Commerce Bank. The Fellowship is an innovative leadership development program for motivated and inspired Jewish teens who want to make a difference in our community. Application deadline for the 2009 class of Satell...
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Michelle Mostovy-Eisenberg, JE Feature
Janna Friedman, a licensed clinical social worker, described how she once listened to a female client who confided in her about the constant fighting going on in her marriage -- how her husband put her down all the time and controlled the family's finances. That was when Friedman saw "red flags" flying everywhere. These women are "not even aware it's...
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Giving time and resources to help Jews in need
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Jessica Endy, JF Feature
In 1978, Sherrie Savett was in her 20s, a mother of a 1-year-old and just embarking on her career as a lawyer. She was asked to attend Federation's first Zachor Leadership Mission to Israel, which aimed to prepare participants to have a "Jewish conversation" about raising money to meet critical Jewish needs. Despite all the balls she was already juggling,...
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Lots of Federation 'royalty' turn out to honor Immediate Past Board Chair Beryl D. Simonson at a gala dinner
Many of Federation's former leaders turned out to honor Beryl D. Simonson, (4th from left), during his tribute dinner on Sept.17, at Temple Adath Israel. Joining in the tribute are: (from left) Edward H. Rosen, President, 1981-1984; Bennett L. Aaron, President, 1984-1987; Miriam A. Schneirov, President, 1987-1990; Simonson, Immediate Past Board Chairman; Andrea Adelman, Board Chair 2002-2004; Michael R. Belman,...
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Jessica Endy, JF Feature
When most mothers are asked by their adult children for money, their initial feeling is dread, immediately followed by the need to determine where they went wrong. In Lois Schwartz's case, when her adult son, Robert, asked her for $150,000, she couldn't have been prouder. Robert, along with his philanthropic and life partner, Judith Creed, founded Federation's newly launched Philadelphia...
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