Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Elul 1, 5774
Elliot Rosen helped to bring Super Sunday to Greater Philadelphia and has been involved in the annual phone-a-thon ever since its inception in the early 1980s. "The late Jerome Dick, a campaign leader in the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, pioneered the concept in 1980," Rosen said, adding that Dick's concept of a community event using the telephone to connect...
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Lynn Edelman, Jewish Exponent Feature
Robert M. Gates, who will present "A Diplomat's Guide to the New Middle East" for donors at Federation's March 15 Main Event, is accustomed to setting precedents. When he accepted the invitation of President Barack Obama to continue in his position as secretary of defense, a role he served in the previous administration, he became the first such official to...
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Enter the Israel 64 talent competition and compete for cash prizes
Musically gifted individuals of all ages are invited to compete for $500 cash prizes and the opportunity to perform on stage at Penn's Landing before thousands at the Israel 64 Independence Day celebration on Sunday, May 20, being held from noon to 5 p.m. Winners may also perform the American national anthem at Federation's 2nd annual Jewish Heritage Night at...
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Ken Fink, co-founder and owner of Wondergy, sees the universe from the perspective of a Columbia University-trained physicist. "The world consists of molecules that bounce around independently. Cool them down and organize them and they'll come together to act like something new," he said, explaining that "air becomes liquid, water becomes ice and milk becomes ice cream." On Federation Super...
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From its start in 1901 -- and today -- Federation has existed as a dynamic organization. While it is anchored in Judaism's cherished traditions of tzedakah (justice) and tikkun olam (social action), Federation remains receptive to new ideas and fresh perspectives provided by community members like you. Federation is the central address that connects Jews who need help with Jews...
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