Jewish Federation

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...

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,...