Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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Seventy-one current and future leaders of the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community met recently at the home of Paul and Aviva Silberberg with one clear goal -- to boost philanthropy and acts of tikkun olam. These young men and women, members of Federation's Renaissance Group Major Gifts Circle, met with great success -- pledging $304,337 for the 2009 Jewish Federation annual...
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For Bill Mills, president of PNC for Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, corporate philanthropy is a classic "win-win" situation. "PNC is an important stakeholder in the Greater Philadelphia region, where thousands of our employees and customers live and work," he said. "The more we can do to make our community a better place, the better PNC will do, and the...
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Jews locally and around the world recently celebrated Passover -- a holiday resonant with themes of exodus and freedom. Thanks to the success of Project Warmth, a philanthropic initiative launched this winter through the generosity of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Family Foundation, 750 low-income members of the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community (657 adults and 93 children) were liberated from...
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Richard J. Green, keynote speaker at the April 24 Jewish Federation Real Estate Group Conference at Lafayette Hills' Green Valley Country Club, stands upon the shoulders of men who have successfully weathered economic storms. Green will share his experiences as CEO of Firstrust Bank during this breakfast program devoted to discussion of "Solving the Capital Stack." Green is the third...
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Philadelphia's memorial ceremony for the 6 million represents a time to remember and retell
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Arie Shnaper is a self-described "Holocaust activist." He was one of the founding members of the United Partisan Organization (UPO), a group of Jewish residents in the Vilna ghetto who were committed to meeting three objectives. "We vowed to obtain arms; to wage acts of sabotage against the Germans whenever possible; and, most importantly, to resist when the Germans began...
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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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