Jewish Federation

Pomegranate-Level Donors Fêted in Manayunk

The Jewish Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Pomegranate-level donors headed to Platform Thirty in Manayunk on April 11 for an event inspired by our communities’ remarkable...

2018 Jewish Federation Philanthropy Report

As a result of the extraordinary efforts of volunteers, professionals and thousands of generous donors, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia both raised and...

JFRE Tours the Promenade

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Federation Real Estate group (JFRE) had the exclusive opportunity April 2 to take the first public tour...

Revitalizing the Negev Through Creative Placemaking

What can kids learn about community designing a Shabbat kit for an astronaut? In Netivot and Sdot Negev — the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s...

Varied Involvement Vital for Younger Donor

Liz Fineman, 38, is Philly through and through. Though she briefly found herself a couple hours north at Lafayette College, she returned to Philadelphia...

JFCS: A Helping Hand for Stressful Times

Joan knew her divorce would create new challenges. Nonetheless, she found herself quickly overwhelmed in ways she hadn’t expected. Though she worked a full-time job,...

A Mitzvah of the Highest Order: The Dignified Burial Fund

When Harriette died last summer at age 75, no one came to claim her. The formerly homeless woman had struggled with mental illness and...

‘Community Portrait’ Study Evaluates Population

A “Community portrait” study of the Greater Philadelphia Jewish population is underway to help identify and meet needs for services and engagement. The study, which...

From Pittsburgh to Selma: Civil Rights Through a Jewish Lens

“When the shooting in Pittsburgh happened, it was a wakeup call for me as a Jew,” Jan Kushner, 33, said. “It brought up an...

Take a Sephardic Intercultural Musical Journey

As a boy growing up in Be’er Sheva, Israel, Shmuel Elbaz discovered his love for the mandolin. The nimble, ringing sound of the mandolin makes...