Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Elul 21, 5774
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Three charitable organizations -- the Neubauer Family Foundation, the Foundation for Jewish Camp and the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia -- have joined forces to make attendance at Jewish overnight camps more affordable for families in the Greater Philadelphia area. The 2010 Overnight Camp Incentive Program will provide a grant of up to $1,000 to 185 first-time campers, ages 8...
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The 2010 Federation Super Sunday leadership has worked hard to made certain that the Sunday, Jan. 10 Jewish Community Fund phone-a-thon at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy on the Federation Radnor Campus in Bryn Mawr is family-friendly. Families with young children under the age of 6 may register for the 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. phoning session, and take...
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Participants in the Jan. 10 Super Sunday phone-a-thon will be part of a new beginning for the Federation Radnor Campus in Bryn Mawr. During the event at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy -- the anchor tenant for the campus that Federation purchased in July 2007 -- visitors will view an architectural rendering of the facility's new name: the Schwartz...
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"An early Chanukah gift," is how Max (not his real name), a senior adult homeowner described the good deeds that Brad Nathanson performed, and that so greatly enhanced his life. Just as the light from the Chanukah candles increases each night, so, too, Nathanson's single mitzvah has continued to grow. When Nathanson, a young leader of JFRE -- the Jewish...
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CEO Ira M. Schwartz gives a synopsis of agency at large
The New Year is dawning, and soon we will mark the 109th anniversary of Federation's founding. There have been changes in the name, focus and direction since the organization's inception as the Federation of Jewish Charities. Yet its commitment to the Jewish community has remained constant through a Great Depression, two World Wars and a range of other milestones. The...
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