Jewish Federation

The group leans back and enjoys the relaxing comfort of the Dead Sea. From left: Danielle Shinder, Alene Papish, Hallie Fischer, Phil Keitel, Sara Sokolow and Melissa Kaplan

NextGen Future Leaders Visit Israel

Jewish Federation’s NextGen took a group of 26 passionate future leaders on the annual eight-day Israel360 mission. While exploring the sights, sounds, tastes and...
Attendees at a Tribe 12 LGBTQ event holding decorated pumpkins

Radical Hospitality: Tribe 12 LGBTQ

“Radical Hospitality Creates Safe Space” is among the core values of Tribe 12, a dynamic Jewish Federation-supported group connecting Jews in their 20s and...
Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Laura Frank interview Attorney General Josh Shapiro for the Jewish Philly podcast

Podcasts Connect Listeners to American Jewish Life

The world of Jewish podcasts is growing and gaining national audiences, commonly exploring how Jews can redesign or reconnect to American Jewish life through...
From left: Jason Morgan, Samantha Kupersmith, Jessica Morgan and Jonathan Morgan at a young JFRE event in Philadelphia

Young JFRE Event Showcases Pod Park

On June 18, Post Brothers generously hosted a beautiful evening for Young Jewish Federation Real Estate guests at Pod Park in Northern Liberties, a...
Children in Ghana play soccer

The ‘Israel Peace Corps’: A Dispatch from Ghana

What can soccer-loving children from Ghana do when they don’t possess the equipment to play their nation’s treasured sport? With touches of resourcefulness and tikkun...
A woman and a young boy play dreidel

Support Jewish Education — Just By Paying Your State Taxes

“It seems too good to be true that you could help give Jewish kids a Jewish education with almost no out-of-pocket expenses,” said Elliot...
Corrie Gottsman of Ramah Day Camp is presented an award by first-year participants Maddie Gamburg, Kylie Cantos, Spencer Armon and Carina Hurok.

Teen Giving Project Celebrates Year of Learning

On May 20, the first-year cohorts of the Jewish Federation’s Teen Giving Project gathered to celebrate the end of their program and award grants...
Marcy Shoemaker, Advocacy co-Chair Marilyn Lieberman, Amanda Stern, WOV Chair Marcy Bacine and Advocacy Co-Chair Eileen Dwell

Women of Vision Spring Event Focuses on Mental Health

On May 16, close to 200 women turned out for the Jewish Federation’s annual Women of Vision Spring Advocacy Luncheon at Har Zion Temple...

Attorney Brett Benton’s Trip to Israel Inspired Community Involvement

After traveling to Israel for the first time with his wife, Allison, on a 10-day Isarel360 trip for couples in 2014, Brett Benton wanted...

Challah for Hunger: Baking for Social Change, and Jewish Philly Podcast Episode 14

Most college kids have run-of-the-mill worries: grades, internships, social lives. But today, a shocking number also worry about not having enough to eat. According to...