U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month at Adas Israel Congregation May 22, 2015 in Washington, DC. ObamaÕs visit to the synagogue also coincides with Solidarity Shabbat, "when government officials in Europe and North America take part in synagogue visits and other events to highlight their commitment to combating anti-Semitism."

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As I listened to Obama speak about Israel, I felt as if I had participated in discussions like this dozens of times, but mainly with rabbis.

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This year's WOMAN ONE award-winner is the philanthropist and crusader Lynne Honickman.  Seen here at the award ceremony at the Rittenhouse Hotel on Monday , April 27, are (l to r)
Lynn Yeakel, director of Drexel's Institute for Women's Health and Leadership;  Lynne Honickman, and Dr. Daniel Schidlow, Dean of the Drexel College of Medicine.  Sister Mary Scullion and Shira Goodman, executive director of CeaseFire PA, were among the beneficiaries of Honickman's experitise and generosity who spoke about her amazing efforts.  A number of med school women students were presented, all of whom receive scholarships through the Woman One program.
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Woman One Honors Philanthropist Lynne Honickman

This year’s Woman One award-winner is the philanthropist and crusader Lynne Honickman, who, with her husband Harold Honickman and The Honickman Foundation and its affiliate, The Honickman Charitable Trust, are dedicated to supporting projects that promote the arts, education, health, social change and heritage.

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