Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Kislev 3, 5775

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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If Jewish voters could be defined by a color, would they be red or blue? During the 2000 presidential elections, political pundits used red to designate those states leaning towards the Republican ticket and blue for those states expected to vote Democratic. During the 2004 elections, the definition was expanded to differentiate between those states perceived as liberal -- or...
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During his 1978 trip to Israel as a participant on the Federation's President's Mission, Steve and Sandy Cozen heard a short story that spoke volumes about Jewish commitment. Their guide took the group to Mount Herzl in Jerusalem for a tour of the military cemetery. Near the tomb of Theodor Herzl, founder of the political Zionist movement, they stopped at...
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Three charitable organizations have joined forces to make attendance at Jewish overnight camps more affordable for Greater Philadelphia families. The Neubauer Family Foundation, the Foundation for Jewish Camping and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia hope that their Overnight Camp Incentive Program will inspire greater participation in an experience that creates life-long connections to Judaism. This unique partnership -- designed...
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Wayne D. Kimmel is an overachiever. The 37-year-old serves as managing partner of ETF Venture Funds and finds time during his busy schedule to be a good husband, father, son and a leader within the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. Since 2000, his venture capital firm has spawned several successful companies like SeamlessWeb (sold to ARAMARK), Take Care Health Systems (sold...
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David L. Cohen was genetically pre-disposed to serve as vice chairman of the board of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. "Federation involvement is in my DNA," said the executive vice president of Comcast Corporation in a recent interview. "In my family, it would be unthinkable not to be involved in Federation and the Jewish community," he states. Cohen described...
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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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