Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774
Federation will offer a small group of food and wine enthusiasts a unique Israeli experience this fall. Mark your calendars for a Taste of Israel, Oct. 30 through Nov. 5, a mission that combines the traditional itinerary of key historic and culture sights of the Jewish homeland with special lectures by Israeli chefs, gourmet meals at five-star restaurants and visits...
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Lynne Edelman
Two prints of the famed stained-glass windows designed by artist Marc Chagall are the focal point of Jerome Nachlis' new office. They were congratulatory gifts from family and friends to celebrate his new position as Federation's chief financial and administrative officer. The vibrant colors and textures reflect his passion for Israel and the Jewish community. Nachlis visited the Chagall windows,...
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Jessica Endy, Jewish Federation Feature
The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's November 2009 Nourishing Community: Ending Hunger in Philadelphia study revealed some disturbing results: As many as 11,000 local Jewish community members are at risk for hunger. The study also documented that nearly 80 percent of Jewish adults -- many of them seniors -- who are eligible for food stamps are not taking advantage of...
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Some may say that tzedakah and tikkun olam are integral parts of Ronald Perilstein's DNA. When Perilstein steps up to the podium at the National Museum of American Jewish History on June 16 to receive the 2011 Golden Slipper Club & Charities Gold Medallion Award, he will become the fourth member of his family to be recognized by the 89-year-old...
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Members of Women of Vision, the Jewish Women's Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, honored their 100 founders and the current and future leadership who will continue their legacy during a special luncheon celebration at the Rittenhouse Hotel. The May 16 program marked the 16th anniversary of this generous group of 396 women who are committed to inspiring philanthropy to benefit the...
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