Newsmakers, the Week of Oct. 13, 2016

Andrew Rubin was named an AXA Advisors Old Guard National Honor Associate for 2016. The annual award is granted to the professional who best exemplifies the qualities of community service, loyalty, leadership and respect.
A founding principal of RubinGoldman and Associates, Rubin serves as national treasurer of the Development Corporation for Israel and is a member of its executive board. He’s involved with State of Israel Bonds as a board member and is former chairman of its Philadelphia Committee, in addition to being former vice president and treasurer of the Jewish Employment and Vocational Services Inc.
He is a board member of the National Liberty Museum and the Abramson Center for Jewish Life.
Philadelphia attorney and entrepreneur Amy Holtz, CEO of Mosaic United, an Israeli nongovernmental organization (NGO), was named one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by the Jerusalem Post. 
Ranked 49th, the former president of Jesusalem U — a film-based Jewish educational NGO that distributes films in 26 countries — has turned her attention to strengthening Jewish identity in the Diaspora.
Since her arrival in January, Mosaic has presented grants of more than $7 million apiece to three international college campus organizations — Chabad on Campus International, Hillel International and Olami — in support of their efforts to engage Jewish students. In August they began another project aimed at solidifying Diaspora Jewry.
Howard Bruce Klein, a white-collar defense attorney, was selected by the American College of Trial Lawyers to become a fellow of the college, one of the premier legal associations in North America. Fellowship is an invitation-only honor extended to experienced trial lawyers whose careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism and civility.
A graduate of Georgetown Law School and a resident of Wayne, Klein is a member of Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley.



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