Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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Congregation Beth Or, a Reform synagogue in Maple Glen, raised a record $13,000 during its summer "Oy Vey 5K," a race/walk that drew more than 300 participants. Proceeds from this fifth annual event, which was run by the synagogue with financial support from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, benefited three charitable organizations. Federation's Mitzvah Food Project received $4,300 from...
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Steve Forbes, chairman and chief executive officer of Forbes Media and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, will be the keynote speaker for a special evening of community celebration hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. The Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue will be the site of this Dec. 7 program, which is designed as "an opportunity for volunteers and donors to...
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You don't have to be Jewish to be a mensch. Frank Ash uses this Yiddish term -- which means "a good person" -- to describe his friend and sometimes golf partner, Ted Peters, chairman and chief executive officer of Bryn Mawr Trust Company and Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation. On Sunday, Oct. 24, at 6 p.m., Ash will introduce Peters to...
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Steven Scheck, chairperson of the Jewish Federations of North America's National Young Leadership Cabinet along with Alice Viroslav, says that the 200 men and women who attended the Cabinet's August retreat in Scottsdale, Ariz., represent "the very future of our Jewish community." Judging from the participants' high level of philanthropy, and the energy and creativity they exuded in workshops and...
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Fifteen emerging Jewish leaders represented Federation at last month's Jewish Federation of North America's National Young Leadership Cabinet retreat in Scottsdale, Ariz. Robin Zappin and Jeffrey Barrack, who respectively chair Federation's Women's and Men's Young Leadership Cabinet, led the local delegation. In this week's edition, four of the delegates share their experiences. Next week, Zappin and Barrack will discuss the...
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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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