Wednesday, September 3, 2014 Elul 8, 5774
Thanksgiving is a time for many of us to express our gratitude for the blessings of food, family, friendship, health and prosperity. It is also a time to reflect and act upon our obligations as Jews, guided by the principles of tzedakah, justice and tikkun olam, repair of the world; to share our time and resources with those less blessed...
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An innovative, new community endowment initiative aims to implement a popular Hebrew adage: "Kol Yisrael Areivim Zeh La-zeh" -- "All Jews are responsible for each other."
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Dr. N. Scott Adzick, surgeon-in-chief of the Department of Surgery and chief, general, of Thoracic and Fetal Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), discussed his breakthroughs in fetal surgery for spina bifida during the opening event of Federation's Health Care Affinity Network. The Oct. 24 program at CHOP focused on the pioneering work that Adzick and his surgical...
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Philadelphia's National Liberty Museum was the setting for the Women of Vision's opening event. During the Oct. 26 program, Judith B. Ginsberg was installed as chair of the organization, a permanent Jewish Women's Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. In her remarks, Ginsberg expressed excitement at following in the footsteps of Sally Cooper Bleznak, foundation founder and chair...
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Devora Zack, nationally recognized expert in the field of leadership development and author of the international bestseller Networking for People Who Hate Networking, will discuss the art and value of this career-transforming tool with current and prospective members of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Business and Professionals affinity group. This breakfast program is slated for Thursday, Nov. 17, 8...
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