Sunday, May 3, 2015 Iyyar 14, 5775
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Seymour Shubin has just had his 17th book published, his first of what he calls “short essay-like poems.” Why Me? Forty Poems revolves around the 91-year-old author’s experiences during the Great Depression of 1929. Renowned restaurateur Marc Vetri hosted a group of culinary majors from Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies “backstage” at his Osteria restaurant, where chef Vetri...
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Dr. Richard I. Fisher, an eminent hematology/oncology specialist, has been named president/CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center. Fisher, who recently became part of the Temple Health system, will serve as Cancer Center director and as principal investigator of the Cancer Center Support Grant issued by the National Cancer Institute. He remains the senior associate dean for cancer programs at Temple...
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To mark his just celebrated 90th birthday, Len Becker , joined by his wife, Freda , has made a $100,000 Legacy Endowment Gift through the Federation Endowments Corporation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Michelle Marks has been named Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member at Manor College in Jenkintown, where she teaches in the Liberal Arts Department. Morris Levin ,...
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Dr. Stephen K. Klasko has been named president of Thomas Jefferson University as well as president/CEO of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital System, effective this September. Klasko, who also has an MBA, is immediate past dean of the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida. He also was CEO of USF Health for the past nine years. Deborah...
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Read all about it! The Jewish Exponent took home the 2013 Community Partner Award of the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia, presented at the agency’s annual report and donor recognition event. From left are Paula Goldstein, JFCS president/CEO; David Alpher, the paper’s vice president and general manager; and Lisa Hostein, its executive editor.
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