Press Room
August 16, 2021

Statement on Haiti Earthquake

We are heartbroken by the news of Haiti’s devastating earthquake, which has killed hundreds of people and destroyed thousands ...

Press Room
June 23, 2021

Michael Balaban Named President & CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is thrilled to announce that Michael Balaban has been selected as its new President &...

Press Room
June 23, 2021

Statement on Combatting Antisemitism

To bigotry no sanction to persecution no assistanceG. Washington, 1790 The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is outraged over the ...

Press Room
January 6, 2021

Statement On The Events At The U.S. Capitol Building

Dear members of our Jewish Community, Like all of you, we have been watching events unfold at the US Capitol ...

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Press Room
July 24, 2020

Statement On Rodney Muhammad UPDATED

UPDATED 8/26 The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is pleased to learn about the effective removal of Rodney Muhammad as leader ...

Press Room
July 13, 2020

Statement On DeSean Jackson

The anti-Semitic comments DeSean Jackson expressed on his Instagram were insulting and absolutely indefensible. Our local Jewish community was deeply ...

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Press Room
July 10, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates From Our Board Chair

From July 10, 2020 Dear Friend, Our Jewish Federation is working diligently to both anticipate and respond to community needs as a ...

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Press Room
July 10, 2020

Jewish Federation Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is committed to providing essential resources to the entire community during the international crisis ...

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Press Room
June 1, 2020

Statement On The Death of George Floyd

“Proclaim Liberty Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants Thereof.” -Leviticus 25:10 The Torah teaches, in these words emblazoned on ...

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Blog
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, ...