Newsmakers, the Week of October 22, 2015

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Sylvia Bookbinder, JFCS Fertility Fund, Oy Vey 5K, Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe, Temple Brith Achim, BCAG, and Israel 360.

Sylvia H. Bookbinder, MPH, recently retired from the New Jersey Department of Health, has received the Dennis J. Sullivan Award from the New Jersey Public Health Association (NJPHA). The highest award by NJPHA, the Sullivan award is presented to an individual who exemplifies dedicated and outstanding public service and that has contributed to the cause of public health in New Jersey. A Moorestown resident, Bookbinder devoted her 40-year career to public health in New Jersey and worked in health departments at the municipal, county and state levels.
 
Oy Vey 5K/10K Chairman Alan Kober and Congregation Beth Or’s Director of Programs and Communications Elisa Heisman presented a check for $5,500 to the Mitzvah Circle Foundation in Lansdale, which were part of the proceeds from the 2015 race. The Oy Vey 5K/10K is a community event hosted by Congregation Beth Or in Maple Glen, Pa., which marked its 60th year serving the community this year. Its 11th Annual Oy Vey 5K/10K will take place on June 5, 2016.
 
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Oy Vey 5K/10K chairman Alan Kober and Congregation Beth Or’s director of programs and communications Elisa Heisman present a check to the Mitzvah Circle Foundation.
 
Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe, biographer of Keneseth Israel’s esteemed Rabbi Joseph Krauskopf and the first deaf woman to be ordained as a rabbi, visited KI to discuss “The Amazing Rabbinic Career of Dr. Joseph Krauskopf.” Rabbi Krauskopf was KI’s senior rabbi from 1887 to 1923. Rabbi Dubowe currently serves a synagogue in Bloomington, Ill. She was ordained in 1993 at HUC-JIR in Cincinnati. She wrote her master’s thesis on 100 sermons of Rabbi Krauskopf.
 
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From left to right are Jeffrey Sternfeld, Rabbi Rebecca Dubowe, Roger Sternfeld, (the Sternfelds are the great-grandsons of Rabbi Krauskopf), KI Rabbi Lance J. Sussman and Kay Brylawski (front), granddaughter of Rabbi Krauskopf.
 
Alexandra and Jon Morgan, and Brittany and Alex Cook hosted The JFCS Fertility Fund Event. The Fertility Fund is a program of Jewish Family and Children’s Service (JFCS) of Greater Philadelphia that provides need-based financial assistance and social support to aspiring Jewish parents requiring In-vitro Fertilization (IVF).
 
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Pictured from left to right: Morey and Dena Goldberg, Alexandra Morgan, Jennifer and Jonathan Rodack.
 

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Pictured from left to right: Ira and Eva Greenberg, Aviele and Michael Koffler.

 
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Pictured left to right: Mitchell and Hilarie Morgan, Brittany Morgan, Alexandra and Jonathan Morgan.
 
What do farm animals, musicians, magic, Tae-Kwon Do, firetrucks, corned beef and kugel have in common? The common factor was that all of these were featured plus more at the Community Fall Festival at Temple Brith Achim in King of Prussia. Participants of the Fall Festival at Temple Brith Achim were encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item that will be donated to a community food bank in exchange for a $1 discount coupon was used toward the purchase of food or activities such as pony rides, face-painting or pumpkin painting. The Community Fall Festival included entertainment by three area musical groups as well as a magic show. 
 
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Magician Eric Schmitt entertained a crowd of all ages. 
 
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Children were able to enjoy a petting zoo and feed the animals.
 
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Rabbi Eric Lazar joined in on the face painting fun at the Community Fall Festival.

 
The Breast Cancer Action Group (BCAG), a subcommittee of the Auxiliary of Einstein Healthcare Network, recently hosted the Take Action Brunch at Normandy Farm, Blue Bell. Medical experts from Einstein Healthcare Network, representing a wide range of specialties in the fight against breast cancer, shared with guests the latest advances in diagnosis, treatment and survivorship. Moderated by Stephanie Stahl, CBS3 medical reporter, the interactive panel discussion addressed topics including breast cancer myths, genetic testing, prevention/risk assessment and survivorship. Robert Somers, MD, Einstein breast surgeon and former Director of the Breast Health Program at Einstein Philadelphia who is retiring in December after 49 years, was honored for his inspirational guidance of the BCAG.
 
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Stephanie Stahl, medical reporter, CBS3 Eyewitness News (2nd from left), joins The Breast Cancer Action Group vice president, Adele Superfine; Bobbi Wasserman, president, Auxiliary of Einstein Healthcare Network; and Breast Cancer Action Group vice president Susan Hyman.
 
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Adele Superfine and Susan Hyman with Robert Somers, MD.
 
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Einstein panelists joining Stephanie Stahl from CBS3 include, from left: Lisa Jablon, MD, surgeon and director of Einstein Philadelphia’s Breast Health Program; Julia Robinson, MD, radiologist; Jessica Chowns, MD, CGC, genetic counselor; Barbara Heinzmann, RN, BSN, CBCN, nurse navigator; Susan Hyman; Adele Superfine; Jennifer Chalfin Simmons, MD, FACS, director of breast surgery, Einstein Montgomery; Daniel Westawski, MD, plastic/reconstructive surgeon.

 
Forty-five Israel360 alumni joined together for Shabbat B’Lavan (Shabbat in White) at the Jewish Communal Services Building in solidarity with Israel. The group was joined by Jeri Zimmerman, director of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Center for Israel and Overseas, Dr. Asaf Romirowsky who provided an update to the group on the current violence and the organization’s shlicha, Gal Rice, was there to speak with participants. Attendees dressed in white as they shared their Israel experiences and what they love about Israel with each other during this Sabbath of Solidarity.
 
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Eric Grad, Rachel Rosenfeld, Randi Edelman, Honey Woloff, Stephanie Reich, Beth Cohen and Jill Marateck.
 
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Beth Cohen, Jill Marateck, Stephanie Reich and Israel360 Alumni Chair, Hal Leshner.
 
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Israel360 alumni from first ever trip, Steve Strouss, Marc Prine, Dayna Finkelstein, Jillian Glick and Mitch Sterling. 
 
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Israel360 Alumni Chairs, Cindy Bregman and Hal Leshner with Dr. Asaf Romirowsky (center.)

 

 

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