Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774
Thirteen Jewish communal agencies and synagogues that have partnered with the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia in the Areivim Legacy Community Project received recognition from Federation leadership last month for successfully reaching their financial goals. Federation is working with its partners to raise community awareness about the importance of creating and building endowment funds to secure the future of our...
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Jay Leno leads with his chin — and it’s quite a lead, given that he’s beaten his late-night TV talk show comedian competitor David Letterman for years. It’s good to be king of late night, but Leno, the 62-year-old mainstream comedian from Andover, Mass., provides a crowning touch of being an exception in an extraordinary business. The NBC star and...
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Jessica Endy
Three shining stars of the local and global Jewish community will be honored with Federation’s 2012 Young Leadership Awards at the opening meeting of Federation’s Board of Trustees on Oct. 25. Andrew L. Cherry, Shira J. Goodman and Rena N. Kopelman were selected as this year’s award winners based on their exemplary record of participation and performance in Jewish communal...
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Michael is a quiet young man in his early 20s who is a valued full-time employee at a Montgomery County assisted-living facility. On his day off, he works as a teacher’s aide in the synagogue he attends with his family. An animal lover, Michael dreams of a time in the not-too-distant future when he can live in his own apartment...
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Lynn B. Edelman Jewish Federation Feature Stephen B. Klein believes that it is “an amazing coincidence” that he was selected as recipient of the Joseph Smukler Outstanding Community Leadership Award. The award, renamed in memory of a revered and respected Jewish communal leader and philanthropist who passed away in August, will be presented to Stephen at Federation’s Main Event, on...
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