Friday, January 30, 2015 Shevat 10, 5775
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Paul’s Run Retirement Community in the Northeast, a service of Liberty Lutheran, played host to a Bat Mitzvah celebration for 16 senior residents recently, affording women who didn’t have the opportunity to take part in the rite of passage earlier to do so now. Here, Rabbi Intern Anne Feibelman — who gets her ordination on June 9 — offers one...
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Those supporting JAFCO— Jewish Adoption and Foster Care Options — sprung into action for the agency’s annual Spring Into Summer Luncheon, which, among other announcements, proclaimed the org’s Woman of Valor. From left: Luncheon co-chairs Lana Greene, Brooke Rounick and Liza Fischer, joined by emcee Amy Buckman of 6ABC. Funds raised at the event are earmarked for the JAFCO Children's...
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Chuck Finder and Darien Zimmerman Finder of Wynne­wood will be honored by the Federation Early Learning Services for their commitment and dedication to the agency, at FELS’ upcoming 24th annual Love Our Kids Gala. Through their support of the Men’s Cabinet’s Service Learning project of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, David Reibstein, Bob Landow and Keith Joffe organized a...
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Sesame/Rockwood Day Camp recently celebrated its 60th anniversary reunion with some 300 erstwhile campers in attendance roasting marshmallow memories. For many it was more like a family affair: Steven Bernstein, director of Diamond Ridge Camps — sister camps to Sesame/Rockwood — met the woman he would marry, Brooke, at S/R some 20 years ago. And Josh Shapiro — who would...
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Meet the Professionals! Tri-State JPro — formerly the Jewish Communal Professionals Association — recently honored the community’s Professionals of Excellence in a to-do that was, well, very professional. From left are Ross Berkowitz, JPro president and exec director of Tribe 12; Elana Rivel, associate director, Jewish Learning Venture, saluted as a Change Agent; Lisa Ney, program manager, Center for Special...
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