Thursday, September 18, 2014 Elul 23, 5774

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
Federation Super Sunday, the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community’s largest single day of fundraising, is a prime example of community building.
Take 200 Jewish Philadelphians to Newark International Airport, board them on an El Al jet bound for Tel Aviv and then pile them on buses for a full itinerary of fascinating speakers, exciting entertainment venues, visits to key cultural and historic sites, festive banquets, archeological excavations, volunteer experiences and other activities that will run them ragged from early morning to...
From teens to grandparents, 30 men and women from the area celebrated their B'nai Mitzvah in Israel during a December 2012 mission trip organized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
The entire community is invited to this year’s Super Sunday phon-a-thon slated for Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy in Bryn Mawr.
Two-hundred current and prospective members of Jewish Federation Real Estate (JFRE) were among the very first organizations to meet at the Hotel Monaco in historic Old City Philadelphia — an apropos setting for an October breakfast program on the current and future economic impact of Philadelphia’s burgeoning hospitality industry.


Lynn serves as director of public and corporate communications for the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.

Media relations is one of her chief responsibilities and greatest loves. Each week, she is responsible for developing feature stories for the Federation section profiling initiatives that have impacted the lives of Jews here, in Israel and in the former Soviet Union.

She also writes about the men and women who volunteer their time, talent and resources to ensure that Federation is able to raise the funds it needs to make a difference.




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