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The Best Apples and Honey for Your Rosh Hashanah Table

On Rosh Hashanah, we express our hope for a sweet new year by dipping fresh apples into some delicious honey. But finding the best...

Author Shares Story of Life Undercover and Secret Missions

Imagine finding out one night that your husband, who you thought was leaving for classes every night, was actually an agent in the Mossad,...

Women of Vision Announce Grants with Impact

Within the Jewish Federation, Women of Vision is an affinity group that’s different from all the rest. It’s essentially a giving circle, in which...

Reaching Out to Feed a Friend

Every Tuesday around 11 a.m., Lisa Berkowitz’s phone rings. She reaches for her cane and makes her way to the kitchen phone with excitement....

Stosh Cotler to Speak About Social Justice and Women’s Role in a Communal Agenda

Stosh Cotler, the outspoken CEO of Bend the Arc, will speak at the fall event of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Women of...

A Word From Our New Chair of the Board

BY SUSANNA LACHS ADLER It is my honor and privilege to take on my new role of chair of the board of Jewish Federation of...

Finding Community, Identity and Direction Through Jewish Tradition

The day Sarah Wittman arrived on the Temple University campus as a freshman, she set out in search of something fun to do. She...

Celebrating Inclusion, Creating a Welcoming Jewish Community

For more than a century, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has embraced three key roles: community convener, fundraiser and grant-maker. We Carry the...

Settle Won’t Settle in Terms of Charity

As a camper at Camp Saskatchewan, Eric L. Settle negotiated later curfews for his bunkmates. “I always wanted to be a lawyer,” he said with...

Jewish Federation Leaders Gather in Loveladies

Loveladies on Long Beach Island was the setting for a cocktail party on Friday evening, Aug. 4, before Shabbat. This donor appreciation event, which...