Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775
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Wayne D. Kimmel is an overachiever. The 37-year-old serves as managing partner of ETF Venture Funds and finds time during his busy schedule to be a good husband, father, son and a leader within the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. Since 2000, his venture capital firm has spawned several successful companies like SeamlessWeb (sold to ARAMARK), Take Care Health Systems (sold...
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David L. Cohen was genetically pre-disposed to serve as vice chairman of the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "Federation involvement is in my DNA," said the executive vice president of Comcast Corporation in a recent interview. "In my family, it would be unthinkable not to be involved in Federation and the Jewish community," he states. Cohen described...
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The Moskow family, (from left) Zach, Adam, Danielle and Josh spend time together volunteering during the January 27, 2008 Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Super Sunday phone-a-thon at Federation's new Radnor Campus in Bryn Mawr. The Moskows were among the 770 volunteers who raised $1,077,000 for the 2008 Jewish Community Fund.
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Yes, Super Sunday 2008 was a major fundraiser for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, and the essential health, education and social services it supports here, in Israel and around the world. However, it also was an opportunity for Jews to connect with old friends and make new ones; to meet and greet mayors, past and present (one who happens...
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Connie and Joseph Smukler, JF Feature
On Dec. 6, 1987, a most remarkable event occurred: Some 250,000 people marched in Washington, D.C., in a demonstration on behalf of Soviet Jews, during the U.S.-Soviet meetings between President Ronald Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev. Forty years ago, inspired by Israeli victory in the 1967 Six-Day War, the Soviet Jewry advocacy movement was galvanized into action. These...
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