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Jun Mon 1

Local Mission--Food for Thought: Feeding our Jewish Community

June 1, 2015 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Jewish Federation Feinstein Campus
10100 Jamison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19116

Jun Mon 1

Chabad of the Main Line Annual Gala

June 1, 2015 6:00 PM

Opened in 1999, Chabad of the Main Line has emerged as one of the most dynamic and vibrant Jewish organizations on the Main Line. Started in a small storefront on Montgomery Avenue, and now at the General Wayne Inn, Chabad of the Main Line is a popular neighborhood Jewish center. Open to all,...

Chabad of the Main Line Annual Gala
Jun Mon 1

Mordechai Anielewicz Creative Arts Competition Award Ceremony

June 1, 2015 7:00 PM
Moore College of Art and Design
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia 19103

The award ceremony celebrates 7th - 12th grade students from public, parochial and private schools from the 5 counties of Southeaetern PA  who have won prizes as part of the Anielewicz Competition. Students are invited to respond to the lessons of the Holocaust and the related issues of ethnic,...

Jun Tue 2

Hillel's Vision and Values Celebration

June 2, 2015 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Hillel of Greater Philadelphia
215 S. 39th Street United States
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Hillel's Third Annual Vision and Values Celebration: Honoring our Past Presidents for their leadership and vision. Student Exemplars.

Vision and Values Celebration
Jun Wed 3

Meadowlands Country Club 62nd Annual Jewish Federation Day

June 3, 2015 3:30 PM
Meadowlands Country Club
711 Boehms Church Road
Blue Bell, PA

Meadowlands Country Club 62nd Annual Jewish Federation Day

Jun Wed 3

Kohelet Yeshiva: Awards Night 2015

June 3, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva
223 North Highland Avenue
Merion Station, PA 19066

Kohelet Yeshiva: Awards Night 2015

Jun Thu 4

Green Valley Country Club Day

June 4, 2015 11:00 AM
Green Valley Country Club
201 Ridge Pike
Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Green Valley Country Club Day will be held on June 4, 2015 at Green Valley Country Club at 201 Ridge Pike, Lafayette Hill, PA 19444.

Jun Thu 4

An Evening with Bret Stephens

June 4, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Bret Stephens, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and author of America in Retreat, will be hosted by StandWithUs for an exclusive briefing, Saving Israel from 'Peace in Our Time'  on Thursday, June 4 at the Pyramid Club.  A Wine & Hors D'Oeuvres reception will precede the briefing.  Copies of...

Bret Stephens - StandWithUs Reception & Briefing
Jun Sun 7

Attic Treasures Yard Sale

June 7, 2015 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Temple Sholom in Broomall
55 Church Lane
Broomall, PA 19008

Sunday June 7, 9am -2pm Something for everyone at the Temple Sholom Sisterhood Attic Treasures Yard Sale. Clothes, household goods, electronics, sports equipment, toys, art and more. - Rain or shine since the sale is indoors. Temple Sholom is located at 55 Church Lane in Broomall (1 block off West...

Jun Sun 7

JRA Monthly Food Distribution

June 7, 2015 10:00 AM
JRA Distribution Warehouse
10980 Dutton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Volunteer at the Jewish Relief Agency’s monthly food distribution on Sunday, June 7, 2015.  Help to pack, carry, load and deliver kosher food to over 3,000 area families in need.  Meet at the JRA warehouse at 10980 Dutton Road (Northeast Philly) at 10:00 AM.  For more information or directions, go...

JRA Monthly Food Distribution
Jun Sun 7

2015 AJC Global Forum

June 7, 2015 4:30 PM to June 9, 2015 4:30 PM
Washington Hilton
1919 Connecticut Avenue United States
Washington, DC 19102

The AJC Global Forum is a significant international platform that has included the participation of many presidents, foreign ministers, Members of Congress, and leading public figures.  This conference not only gives you access to world leaders (U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, French...

Jun Sun 7

Etz Chaim's 26th Annual Gala

June 7, 2015 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
National Museum of American Jewish History
101 S Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106

26th Annual Gala of the Etz Chaim Center.  Reception, Dinner Buffet, Music, Video, Program, Honorees

Jun Mon 8

Maccabi USA Philadelphia Golf Tournament

June 8, 2015 11:00 AM
Riverton Country Club
1416 Highland Avenue
Cinnaminson, NJ 08007

This fabulous day of golf will allow participants to enjoy a challenging course and help raise funds that will fund the programs and projects of Maccabi USA that are designed to build Jewish pride through sports.

Jun Mon 8

Dinner with Ruth Calderon, Ph.D.

June 8, 2015 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Society Hill Synagogue
418 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Join us on Monday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. for dinner and a presentation with Ruth Calderon, Ph.D., Israeli author of A Bride for One Night and a former Knesset member, at Society Hill Synagogue. This event is free and open to the public. Following a community dinner, Calderon will speak about her work...

Jun Mon 8

Kohelet Yeshiva High School Graduation

June 8, 2015 6:30 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva High School
223 North Highland Avenue
Merion Station, PA 19066

Jun Tue 9

Love Our Kids Gala

June 9, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Har Zion Temple
1500 Hagys Ford Road
Penn Valley, PA 19072

This is Federation Early Learning Services’ 26th annual Love Our Kids fundraiser.  Our event honors Ron Perilstein and includes Guest Speaker: Rabbi David Wolpe, named most influential Rabbi in America by Newsweek.  Built on a foundation of Jewish values and traditions with an over 100 year legacy...

Love Our Kids Gala
Jun Wed 10

Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation Board Meeting

June 10, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Jun Wed 10

Joshua Society Launch Event

June 10, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Old Original Bookbinders
125 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA

Jun Thu 11

Lunch & Learn with Stephan Kramer, AJC Director, European Office on Anti-Semitism

June 11, 2015 12:00 PM
Beth David Reform Congregation
1130 Vaughan Lane
Gladwyne, PA 19035

The rising tide of anti-Semitism in Europe poses a threat to Jewish communities and to the very fabric and fiber of Europe's democratic societies. “The beast of anti-Semitism is showing its ugly face again more often and violently than we would have expected in recent months across Europe,” says...

Jun Thu 11

Prime Minister's Council Mission Recruitment Parlor Meeting

June 11, 2015 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Home of Past President Sherrie Savett

Prime Minister's Council Mission Recruitment Parlor Meeting Thursday, June 11, 2015, at the home of past Jewish Federation President Sherrie Savett

Jun Thu 11

Women of Vision Foundation & Women's Philanthropy Book Discussion

June 11, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Private home of BJ Strouss

Please join us for a discussion on the topic of Sexual Trafficking of Minors. We suggest that you read one or all of the following books which will be discussed in a book club format. Walking Prey: by advocate and former victim Holly Austin Smith shows how middle class suburban communities are...

Jun Mon 15

AJC Celebrates Flag Day with Navy Seal Ryan Peters

June 15, 2015 12:00 PM
Pepper Hamilton
3000 Two Logan Square 18th & Arch Streets
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Ryan Peters, an associate with Pepper Hamilton LLP in the Philadelphia office, served in the U.S. military as a Navy SEAL with multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. Peters is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the Naval Reserve, assigned to SEAL Team Eighteen. In his law practice,...

Jun Tue 16

Women of JFRE Event

June 16, 2015 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Fox Rothschild
2000 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Online registration is now closed. Walk-ins are welcome. #JFREJewishPhilly Complimentary for JFRE members, $50 Couvert for non-members.

Jun Tue 16

JBHA--Board of Directors Annual Meeting

June 16, 2015 6:30 PM
Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
272 S. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Jun Wed 17

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia: Board of Directors Meeting

June 17, 2015 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

For Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Board of Directors Members only. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.  The meeting will begin promptly at 12:00.

Jun Wed 17

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Board of Trustees Meeting

June 17, 2015 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

For Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia Trustees only.    

Jun Wed 17

Israel's Challenges in a Changing Middle East

June 17, 2015 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Jewish Federation, the Consulate General of Israel to the Mid-Atlantic Region and the American Society of the University of Haifa invite you to a special briefing, "Israel's Challenges in a Changing Middle East" with Prof. Dan Schueftan on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 5:00-6:30 at the Jewish...

Jun Wed 17

Renaissance Group Summer Sips Networking Event

June 17, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gran Caffe L'Aquila
1716 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Jun Thu 18

Kohelet Yeshiva Annual Gala

June 18, 2015 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Kohelet Yeshiva High School
223 N. Highland Ave.
Merion Station, PA 19066

Jun Mon 22

Boys Town Jerusalem Annual Harry Levin/Sam Rabinowitz Memorial Golf Outing

June 22, 2015 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
St. Davids Golf Club
845 Radnor Street Rd
Wayne, PA 19087

Jun Mon 22

2015 Circle of Partners Event

June 22, 2015 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Keneseth Israel Synagogue
8339 Old York Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027

Circle of Partners annual event honors donors who have given to the Jewish Federation 25 years or longer.  Featuring Tony-nominee and Jersey Boys star Jarrod Spector.

Jun Mon 22

Cook for a Friend with the Renaissance Group

June 22, 2015 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Temple Beth Zion-Beth Israel
300 S. 18th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Thank you for your interest in Cook for a Friend. This event is now at capacity. If you would like to be added to the wait list please email Melanie at mkrutzel@jfgp.org. Join us at BZBI for this Mitzvah event to prepare meals for the Jewish community members in need. BZBI is located at 300 S. 18th...

Jun Mon 22

AMIT Philadelphia Council/Shira Chapter Mother-in-Israel Honoring Brenda Frank

June 22, 2015 6:30 PM
Private Home Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

EVENT:  Mother-In-Israel Event Honoring Brenda Frank Entertainment:  The Lower Merion Women’s Choir COST: $75 Brother/Sister In Israel                 $100 Mother/Father-In-Israel                 $125 Grandmother/Great Grandmother-In-Israel                 $145 Great Grandmother/Father-In-Israel...

Jun Tue 23

ADL Cocktails For Equality

June 23, 2015 6:00 AM
Pennsylvania 6
114 S. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

A social justice themed happy hour for young professionals, Cocktails For Equality is an opportunity to learn more about the Anti-Defamation League’s work combating Anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defending democratic ideals and protecting civil rights for all.  Featuring Seth Williams...

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Jun Wed 24

50 Years of Diplomatic Relations between Germany & Israel

June 24, 2015 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads
123 S Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19109

Hon Consulate of Germany in Phila, Consulate General of Israel w Action Reconciliation Service of Peace & AJC Phila/SNJ cordially invite the community to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Israel & Germany.  This informative program will highlight the historical significance...

Jun Thu 25

JCRC Board Meeting

June 25, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Jewish Community Services Bldg.
2100 Arch Street Room 800
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Jun Thu 25

Renaissance Group Couples Summer BBQ

June 25, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Crescent Boat Club
5 Boathouse
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Jun Tue 30

Women's Philanthropy Board Mural Arts Tour & Dinner

June 30, 2015 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

This summer event is open to all members of the Women's Philanthropy Board, of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. Together we will enjoy a Mural Arts trolley tour and dinner. Click on the image to register for the event!


Monday, June 1, 2015