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Board member Tracey Specter chats with fellow attendees.

Jewish Federation Goals, Programs Discussed at Summer Shore Event

On Aug. 23, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia leaders and community members gathered for a special summer cocktail party to discuss Jewish Federation programs and...

Building Community Through Soccer in Elkins Park

Kim Decker, coordinator of the Kehillah of Old York Road, stands at the edge of a huge expanse of manicured grass and makes a...
a group of women in Israel

Join Women’s Philanthropy for an Unforgettable Jewish Journey That Mirrors Our History

Jewish life in Berlin today is thriving and diverse, though facing a rising tide of anti-Semitism that bears unsettling echoes of the past. In...
a girl with red hair and a boy with brown hair

How a Girl From Minsk Discovered Her Jewish Heritage

Story from the Jewish Agency for Israel Vera was only 4 years old when her parents divorced. She grew up in Minsk without contact with...
A group of Orthodox girls

How We Serve Our Orthodox Communities

Philadelphia’s Orthodox communities and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia have always shared a strong partnership, working together on projects that ensure our mutual...
Sgt. William Frazier, left, speaks with Frank Riehl, Jewish Federation director of security

Jewish Federation Conducts Realistic Active Shooter Drill at Center City Building

Drivers passing the Jewish Community Services Building on July 23 would have noticed quite the scene on the corner of Arch and 21st streets. Yellow...
Guests take in the view from The Atlantic’s rooftop.

JFRE Meets at The Atlantic

On July 16, the Jewish Federation Real Estate affinity group met at The Atlantic, the newly renovated apartment building in Center City Philadelphia. The...
The group leans back and enjoys the relaxing comfort of the Dead Sea. From left: Danielle Shinder, Alene Papish, Hallie Fischer, Phil Keitel, Sara Sokolow and Melissa Kaplan

NextGen Future Leaders Visit Israel

Jewish Federation’s NextGen took a group of 26 passionate future leaders on the annual eight-day Israel360 mission. While exploring the sights, sounds, tastes and...
Attendees at a Tribe 12 LGBTQ event holding decorated pumpkins

Radical Hospitality: Tribe 12 LGBTQ

“Radical Hospitality Creates Safe Space” is among the core values of Tribe 12, a dynamic Jewish Federation-supported group connecting Jews in their 20s and...
Sabrina Rubin Erdely and Laura Frank interview Attorney General Josh Shapiro for the Jewish Philly podcast

Podcasts Connect Listeners to American Jewish Life

The world of Jewish podcasts is growing and gaining national audiences, commonly exploring how Jews can redesign or reconnect to American Jewish life through...