The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia is committed to providing essential resources during the international crisis caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus. We are coordinating with all Jewish-affiliated organizations, schools, synagogues and agencies in the region to assess and address emerging needs. For resources and to donate to our emergency fund, please click below.

The Germantown Jewish Centre is considering changing its open-door policy during services.

Protocol requiring doors to stay locked during school hours may also become rule for other events. Armed off-duty police officers hired as security for the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur may find more work securing other services.