Thursday, June 30, 2016 Sivan 24, 5776
Philadelphia and Netivot/Sedot Negev celebrate their longtime Partnership 2000 shiddach
Har Zion Synagogue in Penn Valley was the setting for a festive 10th-anniversary celebration last Sunday. The social hall was decorated. Guests enjoyed food, drink and dancing to the music of the Sally Mitlas Orchestra. It was a fitting tribute to the successful marriage of two partners -- the Jewish community of Greater Philadelphia, and the Jewish communities of Netivot...
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To build ruach ("spirit") and make it easier for volunteers to participate in Super Sunday on Jan. 27, round-trip bus transportation will be provided to Super Sunday headquarters at the Jewish Federation Radnor Campus, 270 S. Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr. The deadline for reserving bus transportation is Jan. 11. Bucks County A bus will depart at 10 a.m., from...
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Eve Orlow, immediate past president of the Women's Philanthropy division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, has been appointed chair of the division's Nominating Committee, according to Gail Norry, Women's Philanthropy President. The Nominating Committee is seeking nominations to the Women's Philanthropy board from community members. According to division bylaws, nominations should be based on leadership experience, an ability...
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Three committed community young professionals were honored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia recently for their leadership expertise. Missy Johnson, general counsel and vice president of human resources for the Girls Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, received the Mrs. Isadore Kohn Young Leadership Award. Johnson is a longtime Federation volunteer who currently serves on the Board of Trustees. She is...
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By:
Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
Mary Weltman, who lives in Federation Housing Inc.'s Shalom House in Northeast Philadelphia, felt flattered to be included in an oral-history project co-sponsored by the National Museum of American Jewish History and the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center. The 85-year-old Sephardic Jew wanted to share her life story, and preserve memories of her Turkish-born parents for her children and grandchildren. Weltman,...
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