Monday, December 29, 2014 Tevet 7, 5775
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When it was released two and a half years ago, the 2009 "Jewish Population Study of Greater Philadelphia" alarmed -- but didn't exactly shock -- local Jewish leaders. The findings painted a portrait of young Jewish adults far less connected to Jewish life and Israel than prior generations and less likely to marry Jews or raise their children as Jews...
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is allocating $5.9 million to local programs that serve the hungry, help the economically insecure and support seniors for the next fiscal year. That figure -- which includes unrestricted funding along with restricted and pass-through gifts -- is down by about $160,000 from last year. But two new initiatives in the works could mean...
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It is only early August, but only 80 slots remain on the Greater Philadelphia Mega Mission 2012, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, which is scheduled for Dec. 19 to 28. Mission co-chairs Shari Odenheimer, Michelle and Jeffrey Barrack and Michele and Robert Levin anticipate that this mission, which will enable participants to experience Israel through the ages...
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A new initiative will provide a financial incentive for Jewish communal organizations to work together to reach new audiences and better serve existing clients. Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia in partnership with Jewish Learning Venture and the Kehillot of Greater Philadelphia, an alliance of synagogues, community volunteers and representatives from Jewish community organizations who work collaboratively to create an inspired...
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia invites you to save Sunday, Nov. 4, for a very special Evening with Jay Leno, when our most dedicated Jewish community members can stand up and be counted, while enjoying the very best in stand-up comedy. Just two days before this year's presidential election, the event will provide the rare opportunity to get an...
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