Thursday, December 18, 2014 Kislev 26, 5775

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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In the spirit of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, Federation President Leonard Barrack announced a gift of $50,000 to Politz Hebrew Academy to provide scholarship assistance to deserving students. "During this holiday when we celebrate the triumph of light over darkness, Federation thought it particularly fitting to support an institution that brings the light of Jewish learning to Jewish children...
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The Philadelphia Jewish community has been well-represented in Israel this fall. Three separate delegations have participated in missions-bringing delegates of first-timers and returnees, Jews and Christians, and young and not-so-young people to tour the Mideast's only democratic nation. Members of Federation's Renaissance Group -- a group of Jewish men and women, ages 25 to 45, who are committed to making...
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Mitzvah Food Project to Be Recipient of Perilstein's Birthday Gifts
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Thanksgiving is a time for counting one's blessings and sharing with others less fortunate. The Perilstein family got into the spirit of the holiday several days early, with a low-key celebration of their matriarch, Cookie's, 75th birthday. She was surrounded by her husband, William; her children, Margie and Brian Wargon, Linda and Joel Appelbaum, Jayne and Ronald Perilstein, and Nancy...
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Hundreds of local families will receive winter coats thanks
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Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are triggered by ordinary events. The launch of Project Warmth began with Madlyn Abramson lovingly chastising her grandson about going out in the cold without a coat. "My husband, Leonard, overheard my conversation and suggested that we should help our fellow Jews, who, because of the poor economic climate, cannot afford winter clothing for themselves or their...
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More than 158 women demonstrated their strong personal commitment to Jewish philanthropy at the annual Lion of Judah luncheon at the Rittenhouse Hotel in Philadelphia. The Oct. 7 event, sponsored by Federation's Women's Philanthropy, was a record-setter, both in attendance and in money raised for the Jewish Community Fund. More than $1,000,000 was pledged to the annual campaign, with an...
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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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