Archive | November, 2012

First Person on Celiac Disease: How It Shaped My Life

Few are those who see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts.– Albert Einstein Brooklyn, N.Y.  The process of persevering through obstacles and challenges constantly perplexes me. Challenges and obstacles are profound things. They weaken your heart, and strengthen your mind. They give you fear, and provide you with courage. They make [...]

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Luce Leader: Anti-Bullying Hero Hopes for Harvard

New York, N.Y.  I met Christopher Rim, the founder and president of an anti-bullying awareness organization called It Ends Today, about a year before Lady Gaga did. Enormously impressed that a high school student could be so savvy about organizing and branding — components necessary to create change no matter how well-intentioned you are — [...]

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Saul E. Ashkenazi: Man of Wisdom, Generosity & Accomplishment

If a person puts their mind to something there’s nothing they can’t achieve. – Saul E. Ashkenazi Brooklyn, N.Y.  My grandfather was my superhero, my protector, and my teacher. As my role model, my Grandpa Saul inspired my business work ethic and philanthropic character. For as long as I can remember, Saul E. Ashkenazi A’’H [...]

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Skadden Hosts 12th Annual J. Luce Foundation Year End Celebration

The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Inc. Invites you to our 12th Annual Year-End Champagne Reception Hosted by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP With Orphans International Worldwide, Inc. In support of our communications platform The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness In Honor of Luce Leaders in their Teens Isaac J. Kassin, J. Luce Foundation [...]

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Charlie Rangel Honored at Uni Haiti Gala for his Efforts to Rebuild Haiti

New York, N.Y.  Congressman Charles B. Rangel was honored by The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation with its Humanitarian Award for his decades of work to encourage development in Haiti.  Among his many contributions, Rangel created the Haiti Economic Lift Program (HELP) Act of 2010, which provides additional trade preferences to Haitian textile and apparel [...]

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Thanksgiving: Beautiful Japanese Grandmother and Her Cat

Chiba, Japan.  When I studied at Waseda University, Tokyo, in the 1980′s I lived with a family in Chiba Prefecture and commuted into the city.  All around our suburban home were the original farms such as shown in this beautiful story below.  My grandmothers, Irene Dudley Simpson Alleman and Agnes Foote Luce, are long gone [...]

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Radio Solidarité on Uni Haiti Gala / Gala d’Espérance pour Haiti

The National Center of The Haitian Apostolate, located in Brooklyn, released both a radio and written report in their paper this week entitled “A Gala of Hope for Haiti” written by Frère Buteau, “Brother Tob.”  The story was published in both English and French Mrs. Elsie Laurence-Chounoune, president of the U.N. club UNSRC Aux Antilles [...]

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Charlie Rangel Honored at Uni Haiti Second Annual Gala Dinner

  The James Jay Dudley Luce Foundation, Orphans International Worldwide, and the United Nations SRC Aux Antilles Club invite you to the Second  Annual  Black  Tie  Gala  Dinner Saturday November 10, 6pm-12am Bohemian National Hall 321 East 73rd Street New York City Honoring U.S. Representative Charles B. Rangel Katleen Félix M. Sc., General Director, Kanpe [...]

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U.N.: 3,700 Children Orphaned by Ebola, Lives Shattered

New York City Poetry Corner: Poem by Sharon Stern

U.N.: Not One Child Untouched by Recent Gaza Conflict

In Hong Kong, Occupy Central Gains Momentum

True Love at Last: The Cancro-Silvetz Wedding

Luce Leader Grows at Yale: from Anti-Bullying to Autism Awareness