You don’t have to board a plane to get to know Israel—the Jewish Federation brings the Israel experience to you right here in Philadelphia.


To celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday, we have a full calendar of events — from seriously informative to all-out-fun — for our entire community. This year, we’re pulling out all the stops to honor Israel.

Israel Engagement Grants

Have a great idea for a project to help our Greater Philadelphia Jewish community celebrate Israel’s 70th birthday? The Jewish Federation awards grants to local organizations that promote Israeli culture, are creative and engaging, and bring artistic, educational or cultural value to our community.

Israel Programs and Workshops

Our shaliach (emissary) from Israel serves as a resource to individuals and organizations, offering programs, workshops and talks upon request to increase Israel and community engagement.

Our Partnership with Netivot & Sdot Negev

We’re bringing new energy and a new focus to Partnership2Gether, which builds strong relationships between Philadelphians and Israelis.