Edward Hoffman
- What do you do for a living? I’m a fund-raiser for the Greene Street Friends School, a Quaker educational institution in Germantown.  I work in the development office...
5/28/2016
Do you have even a little time to spare? As HIAS ramps up its refugee resettlement program and copes with increasing numbers of deportation threats, it is seeking additonal...
5/23/2016
At its meeting on May 16, the JSPAN Board reiterated its support for fair treatment of immigrants and refugees by endorsing two specific initiatives and promising future action....
5/23/2016
With great pride JSPAN bestowed its 11th Annual Social Justice Award on Hon. Allyson Y. Schwartz at a gala ceremony on May 12 at the Independence Visitor Center. Speakers npted...
5/23/2016
Join JSPAN on April 20 as we co-sponsor a program on immigration at Congregation Adath Jeshurun. Presdenter will be Eleanor Pelta, a recognized leader in immigration and...
4/13/2016
In addition to telling the traditional story, chanting prayers, and singing songs, Jews across the world use the Seder as an opportunity to ask, "What does the Exodus mean for us...
4/11/2016
At its March 2016 Board meeting, JSPAN welcomed the leaders of three local immigration and refugee advocacy organiztions: Sundrop Carter, Director of Pennsylvania Immigration and...
4/5/2016
(Note: This report, by JSPAN Executive Director George Stern, first appeared in the Philadelphia Jewish Voice. Also at the Summit from JSPAN were Board members Ruth Damsker and...
3/28/2016
JSPAN President Rabbi Seymour Rosenbloom, acting on behalf of JSPAN, has joined with area clergy, faith leaders and women religious leaders in Pennsylvania, in a letter-writing...
2/21/2016
JSPAN recently joined humanitarian aid organizations, and faith, labor, civil and human rights groups in expressing support for the U.S. refugee resettlement program and...
2/21/2016