Newsmakers, the Week of Sept. 8, 2016

Malcolm Adler was named president of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai Congregation of Northeast Philadelphia, Bill Glazer will receive the AJC’s Community Leadership Award, and Eric S. Woodward was named rabbi at Tiferet Bet Israel.


Malcolm Adler was named president of Temple Menorah Keneseth Chai Congregation of Northeast Philadelphia. He’ll serve a two-year term, succeeding Paul Surden, who leaves after six years.
In addition, the 92-year-old congregation named Bea Streitfeld as vice president, Alma Fisk as recording secretary, Beverly Friedman as corresponding secretary, Estelle Shnee as financial secretary and Ann Cohn as treasurer.
Bill Glazer, president and CEO of Keystone Property Group, which he founded in 1991, and a former board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, will receive the American Jewish Committee’s Community Leadership Award. The award will be presented in recognition of his achievements in real estate, philanthropy and community leadership Sept. 22 at a dinner at the Atrium at The Curtis.
A University of Pennsylvania graduate who was named an Ernst & Young entrepreneur of the year, Glazer has remained active in local civic and community affairs. During his career, the former chairman of Hyperion Bank has developed and invested in more than 12 million square feet of commercial space, including billions of dollars in transactions.
Eric S. Woodward was named rabbi at Tiferet Bet Israel in Blue Bell. A native of Los Angeles, he comes to TBI after serving as assistant rabbi at Congregation Tifereth Israel in Columbus, Ohio.
The 2003 graduate of Williams College in Williamstown, Mass., was ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2013. He and his wife, Katherine, have two young daughters.
In addition, TBI named Rabbi Danielle Parmenter as director of congregational learning and engagement and Marlene Hollander as program director.



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