Celebrating Women’s Philanthropy
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Lion of JudahThe Jewish Federation held their annual event Oct. 26

Celebrating Women’s Philanthropy

The Jewish Federation held the Hannah Kamin Annual Lion of Judah event Wednesday, Oct. 26 to honor women who are committed to supporting Pittsburgh's Jewish community.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Hannah Kamin Annual Lion of Judah event was on Wednesday, Oct. 26. The Lion of Judah is an internationally recognized designation for women philanthropists.

Chair of Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Sue Berman Kress, left, and Women’s Philanthropy co-chair Jane Rollman, right, pose with guest speaker Rabbi Shira Stutman. (Photo by David Bachman)

Attendees at the annual luncheon are women who have made a significant individual or household commitment to the Federation’s Community Campaign or created a permanent endowment to ensure their significant campaign commitments in perpetuity.
Rabbi Shira Stutman, director of Jewish programming at the innovative Sixth & I Historic Synagogue, Washington, D.C., shared ways to pass Jewish tradition intergenerationally in her talk, L’dor va dor: Learning From Millennials About How to Live a Jewish Life That Matters. (Photo by David Bachman)

The event, introduced in 1972 in Pittsburgh, celebrates the commitment of Hannah Kamin, Amy Kamin’s mother, to the preservation of the worldwide philanthropists who have committed ongoing support of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community.
Chair of Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Sue Berman Kress, left, and Women’s Philanthropy co-chair Jane Rollman, right, pose with guest speaker Rabbi Shira Stutman. (Photo by David Bachman)

The event was presented by the Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy.
From left: Laura Dinkin, Bernice Meyers and Debbie Graver, event chairs of the Lion of Judah event, were among 100 attendees at the luncheon, which took place at the Green Oaks Country Club in Verona. (Photo by David Bachman)

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