Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Tammuz 25, 5774

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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When asked why he agreed to serve as a co-chair for the 2010 Federation Campaign kick-off event along with his wife, Maxine, Elliot Rosen responded, "When Federation asks me to do something, I always say yes." The couple has been involved in Federation for many years and sees the Dec. 8 celebration at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue as "an...
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Federation Campaign Vice Chairperson Nancy Astor Fox made Neil and Susan Cooper an offer they couldn't refuse -- to serve as co-chairs for the Tuesday, Dec. 8 Evening With President Clinton. The couple agreed to devote their time, talent and energy to help plan this event along with Carol and Bennett Aaron, Esther and Marc Kaplin, Joy and Bennett Keiser,...
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InterFaithways, the only organization in Greater Philadelphia dedicated to welcoming interfaith families to the Jewish community, will host its third annual Family Shabbat Weekend, Nov. 13 through Nov. 15. Some 50 synagogues throughout the area, as well as in communities in neighboring southern New Jersey and Delaware, will sponsor special Oneg Shabbats, learner's services, Shabbat luncheons, speakers and other programming...
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David B. Nash, M.D., the newly appointed Founding Dean of the Jefferson School of Health Policy and Population Health on the campus of Thomas Jefferson University views true health care reform as essential to creating tikkun olam -- the repair of the world. As such, he will discuss the challenges and opportunities toward creating a quality national health care system...
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Labor Day has come and gone, and soon, summer will be just a pleasant memory. In the meantime, Mitzvah Mania coordinators are busily engaged in recruiting volunteers for two community-service projects designed to make the winter warmer for area older adults. Eleven Jewish community organizations have already committed to participate in the Mitzvah Mania Souper Bowl. They will prepare and...
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Profile

Lynn serves as director of public and corporate communications for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

Media relations is one of her chief responsibilities and greatest loves. Each week, she is responsible for developing feature stories for the Federation section profiling initiatives that have impacted the lives of Jews here, in Israel and in the former Soviet Union.

She also writes about the men and women who volunteer their time, talent and resources to ensure that Federation is able to raise the funds it needs to make a difference.

 

 

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