Jewish Federation

Legacy Society members Susanna Lachs Adler, Michael and Susan Paul, and Bud Newman

Display of Gratitude at Legacy Society and Remembrance Event

On September 23rd, the Jewish Federation had a chance to express its gratitude to all of our donors who endow gifts and leave a...
Past Chairs Donna Feinberg, Sally Cooper Bleznak, Marcy Bacine, Penni Blaskey and Judith Ginsberg

Women of Vision Celebrate 25 Years

On Sept. 24, 150 people gathered at the Rittenhouse Hotel to celebrate Women of Vision’s 25th anniversary. The evening was a chance for guests...
Rachel Rothbard Heller and friends display matzah balls

Women’s Philanthropy Whips Up New Cooking Skills at Reading Terminal Market

On Sept. 17, more than 40 young women from the Women’s Philanthropy affinity group of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia attended an exclusive cooking class...
Susanna Lachs Adler presents Stu Goodman with an award

Cultivating the Next Generation of Jewish Leaders

Few things give our Jewish Federation more nachas than seeing young Jewish leaders realize their potential. That’s why on Sept. 11, the Jewish Federation...
Howard Silverman, Naomi Adler, Jennifer Isdaner, awardee Scott Isdaner, Cliff Schlesinger and Bud Newman

Seminar Explores Client Data in Digital Age

On Sept. 5, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia hosted the 24th annual Solomon and Sylvia Bronstein Seminar for Professionals at the Bellevue Hotel in...
Mean Girls broadway show logo

What Can Broadway’s ‘Mean Girls’ Teach Jewish Teens?

Tina Fey’s hilarious hit movie-turned-Broadway musical, Mean Girls, is coming from New York to Philadelphia this fall — and with it comes an opportunity...
Board member Tracey Specter chats with fellow attendees.

Jewish Federation Goals, Programs Discussed at Summer Shore Event

On Aug. 23, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia leaders and community members gathered for a special summer cocktail party to discuss Jewish Federation programs and...

Building Community Through Soccer in Elkins Park

Kim Decker, coordinator of the Kehillah of Old York Road, stands at the edge of a huge expanse of manicured grass and makes a...
a group of women in Israel

Join Women’s Philanthropy for an Unforgettable Jewish Journey That Mirrors Our History

Jewish life in Berlin today is thriving and diverse, though facing a rising tide of anti-Semitism that bears unsettling echoes of the past. In...
a girl with red hair and a boy with brown hair

How a Girl From Minsk Discovered Her Jewish Heritage

Story from the Jewish Agency for Israel Vera was only 4 years old when her parents divorced. She grew up in Minsk without contact with...