Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Shevat 8, 5775
During these challenging economic times, Charitable Gift Annuities and IRA Charitable Rollovers provide important benefits for donors and the organizations they care about. Many Federation donors view these investment vehicles as true "win-win" situations. A Federation Charitable Gift Annuity is an opportunity for donors 55 and older to receive a 2009 tax deduction, turn an asset into income and benefit...
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Federation Campaign Vice Chairperson Nancy Astor Fox made Neil and Susan Cooper an offer they couldn't refuse -- to serve as co-chairs for the Tuesday, Dec. 8 Evening With President Clinton. The couple agreed to devote their time, talent and energy to help plan this event along with Carol and Bennett Aaron, Esther and Marc Kaplin, Joy and Bennett Keiser,...
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"Ruth Bader Ginsburg is probably the most powerful and inspirational Jewish woman advocate of our generation," said Shira Goodman, co-chair of the advocacy mission, explaining why a private meeting with the Supreme Court justice matched the mission's focus on advocacy. The meeting took place in the majestic West Conference Room of the Supreme Court, just steps away from the court...
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Amy Purdy, Jewish Federation Feature
Federation's women philanthropists demonstrated the power of their collective voices two weeks ago during their very first advocacy mission to Washington, D.C. A total of 55 members of Women of Vision -- Federation's Jewish Women's Foundation -- and Women's Philanthropy donors took part in the trip. They lobbied lawmakers and met with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, all while...
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Aaron Passman and Bryan Schwartzman, JE Staff
Talk about a fall frenzy. At Jewish institutions, in individual homes and in public spaces, Jews across greater Philadelphia gave back like it was going out of style on Nov. 1, doing their best to put the mania in Mitzvah Mania. How much mania are we talkin' about here? Well, there's the 4,000 pints of soup made for the hungry...
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