Saturday, October 25, 2014 Heshvan 1, 5775
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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The Jewish community of Greater Philadelphia is passionate about the land and people of Israel. Six thousand of them demonstrated their passion through their spirited participation in Federation's recent Israel 63 Independence Day festivities on Penn's Landing in Philadelphia. Music was the centerpiece of the celebration. A panel of celebrity judges crowned two champions -- 17-year-old Danielle Lichter and 20-year-old...
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Executive director of the Philadelphia Film Office Sharon Pinkenson, Jewish musician and recording artist Ross Levy and Cantor Harold Messinger of Congregation Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley have a challenging gig this Sunday as judges of the "Israel: A Song in Our Hearts" competition, which will be emceed by singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce. They will have the daunting...
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Jewish Federation Real Estate -- the affinity group commonly referred to by the acronym JFRE -- has become a force for change in the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. Last month, more than 200 JFRE members turned out for a power breakfast at the Pennsylvania Convention Center's $786 million expansion -- the largest public-works project in the history of the Commonwealth...
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Lynne Edelman
On Tuesday, May 3, more than 300 Philadelphia area Holocaust survivors will schmooze, ess (eat) and be freilich (celebrate) during the sixth annual liberation simcha that become known as Café Europa. The name pays homage to a café in Stockholm, Sweden, where Holocaust survivors came to look for their lost relatives immediately after World War II. The festive event, which...
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