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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...
JFRE Legends and Leaders and Executive Committee members with Jewish Federation Board Chair Susanna Lachs Adler, Jewish Federation President and CEO Naomi Adler and Mark Wilf

JFRE Hosts 8th Legends and Leaders

The Jewish Federation Real Estate affinity group (JFRE) hosted its 8th annual Legends and Leaders event on May 3. It was another record-breaking year for...
Howard Gershman lights a candle

Philadelphia Gathers to Say ‘Never Again’

Philadelphia was one of the first American cities to both conduct a public ceremony and erect a monument in memory of the six million...
David, Lisa, Judy and Bud Newman

Jewish Federation Gathers in Bucks County

On April 16, members of the Jewish community in Bucks County gathered at the home of Judy Newman and Jewish Federation’s immediate past Board...
Bob Seltzer, Brad Bernstein, Jonathan Goldstein, Glenn Fischer and Glenn Blumenfeld board a helicopter to tour the Syrian and Lebanon borders.

Fifth Men’s Mission Visits Israel

On April 7, 17 Philadelphia-area men traveled to Israel on the fifth annual Men’s Mission to Israel, funded by the Bernard Fishman Family Fund....

Harvey Goodstein Charitable Foundation Impacts Two Key Programs

Are you interested in making an impact on your Jewish community during Pesach? Thanks to the generosity of the Harvey Goodstein Charitable Foundation, your gift...