July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Relief Efforts

As of 11/10/2020 The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is committed to providing essential resources for our community during the international ...

March 20, 2020

COVID-19: Weekly Webinar For The Jewish Community

Below are several webinars for members of the Jewish community to share information and updates about the rapidly evolving COVID-19 ...

Visitor Policy Update

March 17, 2020

Jewish Community in the Time of COVID-19

Jewish Federation convenes community leaders to share knowledge, discuss “best practices” and plan for next steps. Last Friday, March 13th, ...

Children at camp roasting marshmallows

December 6, 2019

Why Jewish Summer Camp? 5 Good Reasons To Give it a Try

1. Jewish overnight camp is more affordable than you think. The joy of summer camp should be available to everyone. That’...

November 25, 2019

The 3 Hidden Benefits of Volunteering

You already know that by volunteering, we improve the lives of others. But did you know that when we roll ...

January 24, 2019

WATCH: Sylvia Goes to Camp

Last summer, thanks in part to a Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia “One Happy Camper” grant, 13-year old Sylvia went ...

January 24, 2019

Photoessay: What is the NORC?

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

October 18, 2018

Ariel Shore: Volunteer. Community Member. Compassionate.

When Ariel Shore was five years old, her family began a tradition that would shape Ariel for her entire life: ...

October 4, 2018

National Institutes of Health Funds Monumental Mitzvah Food Program Study

When our Jewish Federation’s Mitzvah Food Program launched its groundbreaking digital ordering system, allowing food pantry clients to order ...

Sam and Richard Busis

May 30, 2017

Meet Sam Busis: Living a Full, Meaningful and Independent Life

Learn how Sam Busis is thriving personally and professionally thanks in part to support from his welcoming, inclusive Jewish community.