Friday, December 19, 2014 Kislev 27, 5775
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The best is yet to come? The time is now, according to Philadelphia Magazine, which has just named The 20 Best Philadelphians in its current issue, including: Josh Kopelman, founder of First Round Capital; Derek A. Gillman, head of The Barnes Foundation; Michael Salove , listed as "Retail King"; Sharri Horowitz, who turned the expression "all work, no play" on...
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Seymour Shubin has just had his 17th book published, his first of what he calls “short essay-like poems.” Why Me? Forty Poems revolves around the 91-year-old author’s experiences during the Great Depression of 1929. Renowned restaurateur Marc Vetri hosted a group of culinary majors from Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies “backstage” at his Osteria restaurant, where chef Vetri...
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They could have gone anywhere, but they chose the 25th annual Temple University Hospital Auxiliary Acres of Diamonds Gala, which honored the Temple Lung Center. From left are Dr. Gerard Criner, TLC director; Kal Rudman, media mogul; 6ABC news anchor Sarah Bloomquist, who served as emcee; and Dr. Larry Kaiser, president/CEO, of Temple Health. There is a special affinity the...
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Members of the Boys Town Jerusalem Mid-Atlantic Region flew off to Israel recently to meet up with some of the nearly 1,000 students served by the agency. From left are Henri C. Levit, BTJ national board member and mission chairman; Yoni Strimber, Israel development director; Andrea Tanenbaum, Steven Tanenbaum, Jeffrey Levit, Deborah Levit, Freddy Brown, Mid-Atlantic exec director Deborah Zarwin...
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The Alliance Francaise de Philadelphie Bastille Day was the scene of a mob (well, 100 people, anyway) “storming” the Independence Seaport Museum. The event marked the historic day in 1789 when Parisians liberated those still imprisoned in the Bastille. The gathering also celebrated the Alliance’s 110th anniversary. From left are Tracy Davidson, anchor of NBC 10 news and party emcee;...
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