Scott Berman can’t believe that he will be able to experience Birthright Israel this spring. Scott is one of the 1.4 million Americans who suffer from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the collective term for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
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...
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.