Tuesday, September 2, 2014 Elul 7, 5774

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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Across Pennsylvania, students are saying goodbye to their teachers and classmates during these final days of the school calendar. However, the promise of "See you in September" may be an empty one for some of the 44,000 children who currently attend private or parochial schools. These students receive scholarship assistance from the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program. But EITC is...
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Robert A. Zuritsky, member of the executive committee of JFRE, Federation's affinity group for men and women in the real estate industry, is thrilled by the selection of the National Museum of American Jewish History as the site of its inaugural JFRE Fund event on Wednesday, June 9. "It will be exciting to hold our event in this new world-class...
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Julie Ufberg of Elkins Park describes the 2009 Israel Independence Day celebration at Penn's Landing as "the luckiest day in my life." Ufberg was the grand-prize winner of two round-trip tickets to Israel, provided by El Al Israel Airlines, a platinum sponsor of the free community festival, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Ufberg will present the winning...
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The Armon family of Elkins Park participated in Federation's Mitzvah Mania effort last November, sorting and boxing food collected for the Mitzvah Food Project at the SHARE food program warehouse in North Philadelphia. Wendy Armon recalls that her then 6-year-old son, Spencer, had a ball. He even told her that he wants to do it again for his seventh birthday...
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The biblical call to provide tzedek, tzedek, tirdof -- or "justice for all" -- is heralded by partners, associates and support staff at Blank Rome LLP. Firm co-chairman Alan J. Hoffman explains that these age-old ideals of justice, mercy and due process that emanate from Jewish tradition are the primary principles of Western law and the values at the very...
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Profile

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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