Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony

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April 17, 2023

Jewish Federation held Holocaust Remembrance Cermony

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia held a candle-light vigil on April 16 at the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza with music, ...

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April 5, 2023

Volunteers from Jewish Federation Distribute Passover Holiday Meal Kits

On Tuesday, April 4, volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Mitzvah Food Program (MFP) distributed holiday meals to ...

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March 27, 2023

Encouraging Residents Across the Region to Combat Antisemitism with #StandUptoJewishHate Campaign

“Hate that starts with the Jews never ends there” – Rabbi Jonathan Sacks The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is launching ...

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March 1, 2023

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Selected to Participate in National LIFE & LEGACY Initiative

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has been selected to join the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s (HGF) LIFE & LEGACY®  ...

Ukrainian refugees in-Warsaw Poland. Courtesy: Max Dinshtein for The Jewish Agency for Israel

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February 24, 2023

Ukraine Update: One Year Later

On February 24, 2022, the world watched in horror while Russian troops invaded Ukraine. Overnight, the Jewish Federation launched the Emergency Response ...

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February 8, 2023

Update on Earthquake in Turkey and Syria

An Update from Michael Balaban, CEO and President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia We are all devastated watching ...

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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 ...