The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia strongly condemns hate speech in our community and throughout the world. When anti-Semitic hate speech was expressed by Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill, we immediately took action with national and local partners. We have and will continue to condemn comments that reject the state of Israel and the Jewish connection to our homeland.

“Bud Newman is many things — a highly successful business owner, a farmer, a leader and a philanthropist.

The 76-year-old Upper Makefield man has spent his life trying to improve the lives of others.

On Wednesday, Newman was recognized by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and the Philadelphia City Council for his “selfless and endless willingness to help others and the community at-large,” states a city resolution honoring him.”