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Is Now a Good Time to Donate Appreciated Stock to the Jewish Federation of...

By David Gold With the gyrations in the stock market over the last couple of months, now is a good time to donate long-term appreciated...

Israel Engagement Grants: Applications Open

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia awards grants each year to local Jewish organizations, supporting them in bringing Israeli culture to our communities in...

Perelman Adapts to a Virtual Format

When the COVID-19 coronavirus came to Philadelphia, every school in the region had to quickly adjust its curriculum to a virtual format. For Perelman Jewish...

Tribe 12 Adapts to Changing Times

When the coronavirus pandemic began in March, Ross Berkowitz, the executive director of Tribe 12, knew he and his team had some strategizing to...
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Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Statement on the Death of George Floyd

To our Black fellow Philadelphians: We see you. We hear you. We are ready to raise our voices in peaceful protest and to partner with you.

JEVS Internships Go on in Revised Form

Every summer, JEVS hosts the Franklin C. Ash Summer Internship Program and Lasko College Prep Program. These signature programs allow for high school and...
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Moving Traditions Adapts to Pandemic

For people of all ages, finding meaningful ways to connect with others during the COVID-19 pandemic is challenging. For pre-teens and teenagers, who have...
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Retirement Distributions Have Changed

The SECURE Act, which became law effective Jan. 1, increased the beginning age for Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) from IRAs and other qualified retirement...
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Federation Housing Reacts to Pandemic

In the early days of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, there were numerous concerns that communal living spaces were not prepared for the dangers to...
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A Day in the Life: Volunteering with Bat-El Trabelsi

Helping people stay safe, healthy and nourished during COVID-19 through food delivery Nearly every day of this pandemic, Bat El Trabelsi wakes up and prepares...