Of Distinction


From top to bottom — meet these “women of distinction,” honorees and those who honored them at a special event of the Greater Philadelphia Council of Jewish Women International: Seated (from left) are Judge Sandra Schultz Newman of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court; Matti Gershenfeld, Ed.D., author/family therapist; Sucha O. Asbell, M.D., radiology oncologist, Albert Einstein Medical Center; and Carolyn Diamond, the event’s co-chair. Standing (from left) are Harriet Lessy, reporter/CEO of BuzzCommunications LLC; U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz; Lena Romanoff, author/founder and director, Jewish Converts and Interfaith Network; June Robbins, co-prexy, Greater Philadelphia Council, JWI; and Rochelle Schwartz, co-prexy of the Greater Philadelphia Council and co-chair of the awards event.