On April 2, 19 men left for Israel, some for the first time, on the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s 2016 Men’s Mission. This was the trip of a lifetime for these men and was filled with one spectacular adventure after another.
On Sunday, April 3, the Renaissance Group — the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s affinity group for adults ages 22 to 45 — brought together nearly 100 volunteers at its Rebuild event, making vital home repairs for Northeast Philadelphia seniors who are clients of the Jewish Federation’s Rhawnhurst NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community).
On March 29, more than 100 real estate leaders learned about the newest real estate developments taking place on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus during Jewish Federation Real Estate’s (JFRE) Penn Connects networking event.
Thanks to the Youth Symposium on the Holocaust of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Community Relations Council, more than 1,500 high school students from 34 local public and parochial schools spent time with 20 Holocaust survivors to hear firsthand about their experiences.