Laugh, smile and be moved as we come together for an exciting evening to honor the deep commitment and generosity of the Jewish Federation’s Lion of Judah donors.

Featuring Tara Schuster, former vice president of talent and development at Comedy Central, best-selling author and accomplished entertainment executive.

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Date & Time:
Thursday, November 10, 2022
5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 

Hotel West & Main
45-47 Fayette St, Conshohocken, PA 19428

This represents the value of the event and is not tax-deductible

RSVP by Thursday, November 3

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  • Our theater-style program will be followed by a cocktail reception featuring grand hors d’oeuvres, stations and specialty drinks.
  • Dietary laws observed | Glatt Kosher meal available upon request | Catering provided by Betty the Caterer, Glatt Kosher catering provided by Daniel Israel’s Kosher Catering, LLC.
  • We encourage you to make your gift to the 2023 Annual Campaign prior to the event. However, if you feel inspired to make or increase your gift onsite, there will be an opportunity to do so. Your philanthropic liaison at Jewish Federation will be in touch with you to discuss.
  • We request that all attendees be vaccinated or free of COVID to attend.

For more information about this event, please contact Lindsay Davidman, Director of Women’s Philanthropy, at ldavidman@jewishphilly.org or 215.832.0502


Tara Schuster is a best-selling author, playwright, and accomplished entertainment executive. Tara Schuster served as Vice President of Talent and Development at Comedy Central where she was the Executive in Charge of the Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning Key & Peele, and the Emmy® Award winning @Midnight, amongst many others. For her work on Key & Peele, Jordan Peele remarked that Schuster is “ahead of her time…she sees the future a little bit.”

Her book, Buy Yourself The Fcking Lilies, debuted as the #1 New Release in Humor Essays and Self-Help on both Audible and Kindle. InStyle, People Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Goodreads, BuzzFeed, Goop, and many others have chosen Buy Yourself The Fcking Lilies as one of the best new books of 2020.


Julie Gubernick | Jayne Perilstein


Tracy Gordon

Julie Savitch
Immediate Past Chair

Ellyn Golder Saft
Campaign Co-Chair

Lysa Puma
Campaign Co-Chair


Tami Astorino
Marcy Bacine
Lynne Balaban
Helaine Banner
Andi Barsky
Connie Berg
Elyse Berger
Bryna Berman
Ilene Berman
Sharyn Berman
Penni Blaskey
Sheree Bloch
Sylvia Blume
Judith Creed
Susan Cutler
Lauren Danneman
Lana Dishler 
Sally Eisenberg
Judith Eisner
Phyllis Finkelstein
Caren Fires
Abbie Friedman
Paula Glazer
Ali Glickman

Ellyn Golder Saft
Jennifer Goodbinder
Adele Greenspun
Kathy Gubernick
Jill Hampton
Margie Honickman
Jackie Kaiser
Sharon Klazmer
Jill Kleeman
Pamela Kofsky
Karen Kramer
Jill Kurtzman
Jan Kushner
Cari Lasdon
Lori Levin
Michele Levin
Sharon Levin
Stefani Levin
Debra Magerman
Sherri Middleberg
Jodi Miller
Meredith Moss
Rosalind S Neff
Holly Nelson

Gail Norry
Julie Perilstein Mozes
Margie Perilstein Wargon
Amanda Prine
Naomi Prusky
Susan Raynor
Beth Reisboard
Mary Relles
Robin Robbins
Joyce Rosenberg
Renée Sackey
Julie Savitch
Lisa Schoenberg
Susan Schwartz
Nancy Selarnick
Sherrie Spiegel
Amy Stein
Rachel Steinberg
Donna Sternberg
Janna Weinerman
Tracy Winig
Amy Wittenstein
Leora Zabusky
Debra Zweben


David Adelman & Gail Norry
Board Co-Chairs

Bill Glazer & Michele Levin
Campaign Co-Chairs

Michael Balaban
President and CEO

Sarah Solomon
Chief Development Officer

Marni Davis
Senior Director,
Affinities and Volunteer Engagement

Lindsay Davidman
Director, Women’s Philanthropy

Sarah Lefkowitz
Development Associate