Federation to Fete Top Women Donors with Renee Taylor
Published: Friday, February 1, 2013 | Category: Womens Division
An afternoon of laughter, warm companionship and private time with renowned actress/comedian Renee Taylor is in store for some of our community’s most caring, generous women. The new “Just for You” series debuts on February 17 at 3:00 pm with Taylor’s hilarious one-woman show, My Life on a Diet, presented by Adolph & Rose Levis JCC on the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County campus - followed by a very special “Conversation and Cocktails” with the performer exclusively for the Federation’s top women donors. On March 7,"Just for You" will take a more serious turn in a morning of inspiration, learning with Katya Potapova from the JDC in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Live Like a Hero, Love Like a Sister, Lead Like a Lion at LOJ Luncheon
Published: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 | Category: Womens Division
The “pride” of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County will once again rededicate and celebrate at their annual ingathering. At Boca West Country Club on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 10:30 am, the 2013 Lion of Judah Luncheon will feature Lara Logan, CBS News Chief Foreign Affairs and 60 Minutes Correspondent. Margie Baer will be honored for her passionate, longstanding dedication.
All Hands on Decks, Dots & Desserts to Kick Off Women’s Season
Published: Saturday, September 8, 2012 | Category: Womens Division
A terrific evening of Canasta, Mah Jongg, Scrabble, Social Bridge and treats awaits women of all ages from throughout the community. They’re invited to bring their “game” cards and sets to the beautiful St. Andrews Country Club, 17557 Claridge Oval West in Boca Raton on November 1. The fun and friendship begin at 7:00 pm; the energy is sure to stay high and the welcome warm for hours.
65 Local Lions Part of Record-Setting Attendance for Conference in New York City
Published: Saturday, September 1, 2012 | Category: Womens Division
A record number of 1,700 Lions is now convening in New York City to kick off the 2012 International Lion of Judah Conference (ILOJC) at the Marriott Marquis. The three-day JFNA conference, which is co-chaired by Betsy Hoos of New Haven and Leslie Sidell of Colorado, coincides with the Lion of Judah’s 40th anniversary and is the first-ever ILOJC in New York City.
Women's Philanthropy Welcomes New Leaders & Honors Their Outstanding
Published: Thursday, May 31, 2012 | Category: Womens Division
Fifty caring, generous women gathered in Zinman Hall on Federation campus recently for the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County’s Women's Philanthropy Installation Celebration. At the spring celebration chaired by Margie Marlowe and Shirley Solomon, the women welcomed their new leadership including Emily Grabelsky as Women's Philanthropy Chair. They also honored Meryl Gallatin for her two outstanding years as Chair, as well as Kathy Green, 2012 Dorothy Seaman Leadership Awardee, and Beverly Shapiro, 2012 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award recipient. Wells Fargo reps were on hand to receive kudos for the company's generous sponsorship of the Women's Philanthropy Department.
Star Pomegranate Celebration with Author to Help “Bridge the Gap” for those in Need, on March 15
Published: Friday, March 2, 2012 | Category: Womens Division
An exceptional evening of celebration is in store on March 15th for women who help “bridge the gap” for those in need by contributing at the Pomegranate and Star levels to the Federation's annual campaign. Julie Orringer, the award-winning author of the novel, The Invisible Bridge, will headline the evening at Woodfield Country Club.The Star Celebration starts at 7:00 pm, with a special author reception for Pomegranates at 6:00.
Roar with Campbell Brown at the Lion of Judah Luncheon
Published: Friday, February 3, 2012 | Category: Womens Division
The “pride” of the Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County is about to turn up their power, recommit to their purpose and fuel their passion at their annual ingathering, the Lion of Judah Luncheon. The roar from Boca West Country Club on Thursday, February 16 at 10:30 a.m. will resound louder than ever throughout the community and across the globe, as local Lions celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Lion of Judah program. They’ll also hear from Campbell Brown, one of the most respected and recognizable faces in American news.
Crown of Judah Luncheon: Middle East Update from Elliott Abrams and Award for Mildred Levine
Published: Monday, November 28, 2011 | Category: Womens Division
With Power, Passion and Purpose, the Federation's most philanthropic women will celebrate a ruby year with ruby distinction on January 18, 2012. This year’s Crown of Judah Luncheon, at the beautiful Hamlet Country Club in Delray Beach, will commemorate the 40th “Ruby” Anniversary of the Lions of Judah, as it recognizes Lions at the “Ruby Level” and above. The luncheon will feature renowned foreign policy expert Elliott Abrams, and honor founding Jewish community leader Mildred Levine.
Anonymous Gift Rocks Annual Meeting
Published: Sunday, June 19, 2011 | Category: Womens Division
It was the Federation's annual meeting and Anita Shalley, Director of Supplemental Philanthropy, sat with her husband Marlan, her dear friend Leona Brauser, and other friends and colleagues. For nearly 30 years, Anita has attended this event, celebrating the achievements of others. But an unprecedented and deeply moving anonymous act of generosity made this annual meeting a night none there will ever forget. And it's a story that simply must be shared.
Women Invited to Spice Up Passover with Chef's Scrumptious Samplings at Bloomingdale's
Published: Thursday, March 24, 2011 | Category: Womens Division
The aromas of Passover will arrive a little early for women looking to bring delicious innovations into their traditional holiday meals. Women of all ages are invited to stir up their senses with new ideas to spice up and spruce up their Passover. This special evening with Chef Keith Blauschild will be held at Bloomingdale's in Housewares on 3, at Boca Raton Town Center, on Tuesday, April 5, 2011 at 6:00 pm. The couvert is $36.