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

Israel in Philadelphia Events

Connect to our Jewish homeland at upcoming opportunities to learn, celebrate, advocate and build meaningful relationships with Israel.

Israel Programs and Workshops

Our visiting staff shlicha (emissary) from Israel offers a menu of programs, workshops and talks about Israel, all available for your community or organization upon request.

Israel Engagement Grants

The Jewish Federation awards grants to local Jewish organizations that promote Israeli culture, are creative and engaging, and bring artistic, educational or cultural value to our community. Have a great idea for a project to help our Greater Philadelphia Jewish communities connect to Israel, in all its beauty and complexity? Read more on how to apply, and for past grantees.

Ready for the Israel journey of a lifetime? The Jewish Federation is ready to take you there.

Our Partnership with Netivot & Sdot Negev

For more than 20 years, we’ve built a close relationship with the people of Netivot and the surrounding area, known as Sdot Negev. Planning a trip to Israel? Include a day in our Partnership Region, and Jewish Federation will help make the plans and subsidize the experience.

Travel With Purpose

Few things spark a passion for Israel better than a Jewish Federation mission: an immersive experience that allows participants to expand their worlds while also deepening their connections to their own identities and to one another. Our mission menu is tailored to suit seekers of all types.

Find out all the other ways the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia loves Israel!