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Jewish Federation

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...

Super Sunday Exceeds Fundraising Goal

On Feb. 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., more than 600 caring and enthusiastic members of our communities signed on to join the...

What is the NORC?

In Northeast Philadelphia, there’s a free retirement community — one where older adults can age safely and with dignity in their very own homes,...

Making Philly More Accessible

As the mother of a 16-year old autistic son, Gabrielle Kaplan-Meyer understands the way disabilities can pose challenges for families partaking in Jewish communal...

Super Sunday Volunteers Sought

Show your family the value of volunteerism. Bring them to one of our five Super Sunday locations on Feb. 24 and do a mitzvah...

Summer Camp a Generational Experience

Believe it or not, summer is right around the corner. And for local families, happy memories of summers spent at local Jewish day and...

JFRE Hosts Annual Members Dinner

On Jan. 23, the Jewish Federation Real Estate affinity group (JFRE) hosted its annual members dinner at the Estia restaurant in Radnor. Nearly 100...

Richards Speaks to Women’s Philanthropy

On Jan. 24, Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Women’s Philanthropy affinity group gathered at Fox Rothschild to network and hear from Pennsylvania Secretary of...

Bar and Bat Mitzvahs in Siberia

In 2005, while on a trip to Siberia with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), board member Elaine Berke asked a roomful of...

Three Ways to Celebrate Jewish Earth Day

Jan. 21, in addition to celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this year we also happen to celebrate Tu B’Shevat. Known as...