Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774

Lynn B. Edelman

Jewish Federation Feature Writer
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Center City Philadelphia has experienced a population boom. Jewish young adults are well-represented among the influx of men, women and young families who are enjoying the many attractions and amenities of an urban lifestyle. Ross Berkowitz, director of the Collaborative, a non-profit organization affiliated with the Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia, knows first-hand that many of these 20 and...
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When food and friendship meet for good
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Neither 90-degree temperatures nor stifling humidity deterred members of the SeniorCHAI Cooking Club from their regular meeting in the kitchen of the Congregations of Shaare Shamayim in Northeast Philadelphia. There were potatoes to peel and boil, salad vegetables to chop up and toss, and a giant vat of soup to prepare for the Mitzvah Food Pantry site at the Klein...
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Weeklong trip provides opportunity to share information and tactics
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Roland "Bud" Mertz, deputy director for infrastructure and community liaison for Pennsylvania's Department of Homeland Security, describes his participation in the second annual Homeland Security Mission to Israel as "unbelievable ... the experience of a lifetime." Mertz, one of seven law-enforcement officials from Greater Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Pennsylvania's Allegheny County selected for the April 12-18 program sponsored by...
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Area country clubs make 2007 Jewish community days successful
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Beautiful weather, great golfing, fine food and inspiring speakers proved to be a winning combination at four Philadelphia-area country clubs that participated in 2007 Jewish Community Day Events in mid-May and early June. Club members took to the links in support of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Jewish Community Fund -- a proud tradition of Jewish philanthropy that dates...
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During their 56-year marriage, Sol and Gloria Moldoff shared a passion for one another, for their three children and for the Greater Philadelphia Jewish community. Moldoff describes his wife, who died last June, as a "nurturer who taught our children to perform charitable acts." To perpetuate his wife's commitment to tzedakah, Moldoff worked with the endowment staff of the Jewish...
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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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