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Jewish Federation

Main Event 2017

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Main Event is always a large and spirited celebration, and this year was no exception. Nearly 1,000 people...

Commemorate, Honor, Learn: Our Israel70 Year Begins

In 2018, Israel turns 70 years old — a significant milestone in the life of this vibrant country. And to commemorate the occasion, we’re...

Jewish Federation Visits Washington Promoting Four-Pronged Agenda

“Don’t let the men do all the talking,” Shira Goodman, CeaseFirePA’s executive director and member of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Women’s Philanthropy...

Israeli President Mediates Between Government, Diaspora

LOS ANGELES — Striking a unifying note against a background that has included some of the most discordant events in relations between the Jewish...

Philadelphia Jewish Community to Fête Bud Newman

The guest of honor at the Nov. 15 Main Event at the Kimmel Center isn’t necessarily a fan of the spotlight. “This is not really...

‘Odd Mom Out’ Star to Headline Main Event

Having established herself professionally as a writer for magazines, movies and TV while raising three children in Manhattan, Jill Kargman decided three years ago...

Women’s Philanthropy SHAREs Meaningful Experience

Every October, the cavernous SHARE Food Program’s warehouse becomes home to hundreds of bright orange tote bags, each heavy with cans of tuna fish,...

Memorandum of Understanding Opens Gates Between Pennsylvania and Israel

The State of Israel and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), itself a decade in the making, that officials...

Prime Minister’s Council Meets Marc Platt

On October 17th, the Prime Minister’s Council gathered for a special reception at the home of Rhonda and David Cohen, our campaign co-chairs. The...

Teen Giving Project: Learning to Lead

Last week, 30 goal-oriented teenagers gathered at the Abramson Center for Jewish Life in Montgomery County for the kickoff of the second year of...