Newsmakers, the Week of Aug. 17, 2017

From left: Janet Fliegelman, chief operating officer of New Jersey Y Camps; Trisha Swed, Jewish Federation program manager, teen philanthropy; Sharon Bromberg, Jewish Federation camp outreach specialist; Lowell Dubrow, CJLL member; Abigail Weinberg, Jewish Federation associate director, Jewish Life and Learning; Lori Rubin, Jewish Learning Venture, chief program officer; guest Suzanne Comer; Lynn Horn, CJLL incoming co-chair; Richard Busis, CJLL co-chair; and Leonard Robinson, executive director, New Jersey Y Camps

Several representatives of the Jewish Federation’s Commission on Jewish Life and Learning (CJLL) visited a number of New Jersey Y Camps to better familiarize themselves with the camping experience on Aug. 3. In 2017 the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has already given more than $500,000 in grants to families for children to attend 30 different summer camps throughout across the country.



The Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship and Lasko College Prep Program concluded with a luncheon and the awarding of certificates at the Jewish Community Services Building on Aug. 2. Sponsored by JEVS Human Services, during the six-week program participants performed various mitzvot, worked at nonprofit Jewish organizations and were involved in activities that built a sense of community and mentorship.


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