Friday, October 24, 2014 Tishri 30, 5775
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The University of Pennsylvania Shoah Foundation Team — those who were at the forefront of landing a home for the Shoah Foundation Visual History Archives of Holocaust testimonies at Penn — have been named recipients of the school’s 2013 Models of Excellence Award. Among the team members to be honored in April: Brigitte Burris, Tina Cowan, Marjorie Hassen, Adam Preset,...
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The Ravens weren’t the only winners of the Super Bowl — so were those involved with the new Sarah Wetzman Davidson Hospital Tower at Hadassah Hospital in Ein Kerem. The hospital was the recipient of funds raised at the annual Newtown Hadassah Joan Weiss Memorial Super Bowl Brunch where victuals and victory were the order of the day. Quarterbacking the...
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Who better to honor at the Marian Anderson Awards than a performer whose voice conjures up depth and delight? Actor and father figure James Earl Jones (center) was a natural choice, and a great attraction for those attending the event at the Kimmel Center named after the late local opera legend. Joining Jones (from left) are John Saler; Christian Donato...
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Dr. Andrew I. Spitzer , who did his internship in general surgery and residency/ orthopedic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania as well as a postdoctoral research fellowship at McKay Laboratories for Orthopaedic Surgery Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has been given a rare tribute: honorary membership in the Israel Orthopaedic Association. Now...
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Maestro, some award music, if you please! And, judging by the smiles of the award presenters and participants, it pleased the city fortissimo to honor the silver-haired Peter Nero on his decades as the music man of the Philly Pops, which he founded in 1979 and which he will be departing as its muse and conductor later this year. Councilman...
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