Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774
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Meet the Professionals! Tri-State JPro — formerly the Jewish Communal Professionals Association — recently honored the community’s Professionals of Excellence in a to-do that was, well, very professional. From left are Ross Berkowitz, JPro president and exec director of Tribe 12; Elana Rivel, associate director, Jewish Learning Venture, saluted as a Change Agent; Lisa Ney, program manager, Center for Special...
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Sesame/Rockwood Day Camp recently celebrated its 60th anniversary reunion with some 300 erstwhile campers in attendance roasting marshmallow memories. For many it was more like a family affair: Steven Bernstein, director of Diamond Ridge Camps — sister camps to Sesame/Rockwood — met the woman he would marry, Brooke, at S/R some 20 years ago. And Josh Shapiro — who would...
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Melanie Raush , in 8th grade at Kellman Brown Academy in Cherry Hill, N.J., was honored recently at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth 2013 Award Ceremony, held at Rowan University. The daughter of Helene and David Raush was recognized by the center “as one of the brightest young students in the nation” for achieving “exceptional performance on...
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At the second annual Prayer Breakfast for the Second Chance Foundation, Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann, founding rabbi of Kol Tzedek in West Philadelphia, was chosen to give the closing benediction to the 430 politicians, religious leaders, heads of nonprofits and activists seated in the second-floor ballroom of the First District Plaza in University City. The breakfast is one of the...
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Ira Harkavy , who heads the Netter Center for Community Partnerships at Penn, is co-editor of a just-released book, Reimagining Democratic Societies: A New Era of Personal and Social Responsibility . Arielle Weisberg has been named program associate of Liberty Region BBYO, which encompasses Eastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, upstate New York and Delaware. Howell Rosenberg , founding partner of Brookman, Rosenberg,...
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