Saturday, November 29, 2014 Kislev 7, 5775
Martha and Bruce Karsh, former Penn parents, are the focus of a gathering marking their philanthropic contribution to KIPP Foundation, which enables underserved students to complete their studies at the university. Here, Martha Karsh is lauded at the ceremony, with Michael Feinberg, KIPP co-founder and superintendent, listening in.
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Lee Ducat, founder and former president of the National Disease Research Interchange, hosted a dinner in Center City to introduce the org’s new president, Bill Leinweber, to the community.
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Now she can become just a member: Marcia Gross (center) of Jenkintown retires after serving as project director for the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program for two decades at a special ceremony at which she was honored. Barbara Shotz, Klein JCC vice president, presents the new retiree with a special commendation and gift while Andre Krug, Klein president/CEO, showers her...
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Maxine Dovere, JNS.org
Born Karola Ruth Siegel in Frankfurt, Germany, the woman now known as “Dr. Ruth” saw her father arrested by Nazis and said a final goodbye to her mother as she boarded a Kindertransport rescue train to Switzerland.
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Treasured chest: Dr. Howard A. Cohen has left Lenox Hill Hospital for Temple U’s med school, where the cardiologist is now medicine prof as well as director of its Institute of Interventional Medicine and the hospital’s Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories. … By the book — that’s how Ezra Gorodesky has been making his impact on Jewish history. The...
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