Sunday, December 21, 2014 Kislev 29, 5775
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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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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Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
The Talmud values acts of lovingkindness as "equal in weight to all the commandments." These values are embraced by the Lassin family, which has performed countless deeds of lovingkindness benefiting Federation Early Learning Services for more than three decades. The family holds a special place in its heart for the FELS site formerly known as the Northern Hebrew Day Nursery...
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Be a hero on Sunday, Jan. 27 by participating in the Super Sunday phone-a-thon, this year to take place at the Jewish Federation Radnor Campus, 270 S. Bryn Mawr Ave. in Bryn Mawr. It's a wonderful opportunity to get a firsthand look at Federation's newest location, (formerly the site of American College), and be a hero to at-risk Jewish men,...
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By:
Lynn B. Edelman, Jewish Federation Feature
"Several thousand Jewish developmentally disabled adults are living at home with aging parents or in apartments with little or no supervision in the Philadelphia area," explained Judith Creed, chairperson of the board of directors of Jewish Community Homes for Adult Independence, Inc. She added that "we knew that these adults and their families needed help, but they either weren't ready...
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