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Press Room
January 27, 2023

Statement on Today’s Deadly attacks in Jerusalem

This Friday evening in Jerusalem, as worshipers left Shabbat services, a terrorist opened fire in a heinous attack on civilians, ...

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December 23, 2022

Shine A Light: Addressing Rising Antisemitism

Members of the Jewish and other faith communities gathered on the second night of Hanukkah on December 19 to light a ...

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December 16, 2022

Helping Ukraine: 10 Month Update

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is grateful for the extraordinary support of our Jewish community during the war in ...

Zero Tolerance for Antisemitism

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December 7, 2022

The Normalization of Antisemitism is Intolerable

By Michael Balaban Submitted to The Philadelphia Inquirer on November 18, 2022; featured in the “Letters to the Editor” section on ...

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September 29, 2022

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and Secure Community Network Announce Partnership to Enhance Community Safety and Security

Law Enforcement Veteran Scott Kerns to Direct and Develop Expanded Community Security Program for Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia and ...

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September 14, 2022

Local Leaders Accompany 209 Olim on Celebratory Flight from Ethiopia in Time for High Holidays

Local representatives and National Young Leadership Cabinet members Lauren Danneman and Stu Goodman from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia ...

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July 15, 2022

Jewish Federation receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia takes pride in our strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency, which ...

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June 26, 2022

Statement on Supreme Court Decision to overturn Roe V. Wade

As the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, we support the rights and welfare of women, which is why we are ...

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June 1, 2022

Ethiopian Jews Make Aliyah as part of Operation Zur Israel

Michael Balaban, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, with local philanthropists Lynne and Michael Markman joined ...

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May 20, 2022

Helping Ukraine: 3 Month Update

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is grateful for the extraordinary support of our Jewish community during the crisis in ...