Statement on DeSean Jackson: The anti-Semitic comments displayed by DeSean Jackson on his instagram are deeply offensive and disturbing. These words have been used for centuries to support the vilification and extermination of Jews. As a representative of our city, we call on DeSean Jackson to stop spreading hate and bigotry and to become better educated about anti-Semitism.

Can teens change the world? We think they can!

The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia’s Teen Giving Project gave teens from throughout Greater Philadelphia the opportunity to raise and allocate funds to solve real community issues.  Along the way, participants learned more about Jewish values and what it really means to be a leader



Watch or read more about one teen’s experience learning tzedakah in the Teen Giving Project.


If you would like to learn more about  teen philanthropy and teen leadership in our community, please reach out to: Rachel Berger, Director, Jewish Life and Learning, at