Friday, August 28, 2015 Elul 13, 5775
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
The Female Hebrew Benevolent Society, established in 1919 to help needy Jewish women in crisis, will receive a $30,000 grant from the Women of Vision Fund. The grant will provide seed funding for the Senior Supports/Dental program. Members of the Women of Vision Fund, the Jewish Women's Foundation at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, selected the program which will...
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Federation Real Estate Division to volunteer for key Mitzvah Mania Day Project
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
Bill Glazer enjoys a good challenge. When Sam Greenblatt, chair of the 2007 Campaign for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia asked him to restart Federation's Real Estate Division, he recruited 11 of his peers. "I asked David Adelman, Dan Bernstein, Andrew Bleznak, Dan Bleznak, Jason Cole, Morey Goldberg, Brad Krouse, Adam Meinstein, Ira Saligman, Gregg Wallace and Rob Zuritsky...
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Wouldn't it be awesome if, during these Days of Awe, Jews could reflect and act on problems that impact thousands of their brethren? Through their participation in the High Holiday Food Drive, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Mitzvah Food Pantry, area families and individuals can actively perform the mitzvah of feeding the hungry. Through Oct. 19, the...
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Lynn B. Edelman, JE Feature
Alana Grife's passion for Israel was fueled by six trips to Israel -- five of which were in the company of her father, Rabbi Saul Grife, the religious leader of Beth Tikvah-B'nai Jeshurun in Erdenheim. Her experience as a participant on the Senior Advocacy Trip to Israel sponsored by the Center for Israel and Overseas marked the very first time...
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On Sunday, Oct. 21, Jewish adults will have an opportunity to perform the mitzvah of pikuah nefesh -- the saving of a life --through participation in Red Cross blood drives at 10 locations throughout Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties. Peggy Carver and Jerry Frezel, co-chairs of the Mitzvah Projects Task Force of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia,...
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