#WeRemember International Holocaust Remembrance Day

These nine Holocaust Survivors have come together to send you a message. It’s unforgettable.For International Holocaust Remembrance Day, let’s show them we are listening.  #WeRemember

The Jewish Federation of NEPA

It is YOUR portal to all things Jewish in Northeastern Pennsylvania, to the world of Jewish values, activities, learning, events, and charitable works – we are your gateway to Jewish life.

The Federation is the preeminent philanthropic organization for taking care of problems that Jews face and for strengthening Jewish community and supporting the development of our future, as a vital, vibrant, self-sustaining people. The Federation stands at the center of a network of partner agencies capable of reaching out to Jews throughout the world suffering from unemployment, poverty, problems associated aging, disabilities, illness, domestic violence, terrorism, and much more.

We have a wealth of programs aimed at strengthening Jewish identity and supporting Jewish continuity, programs such as sponsored trips to Israel for teens and adults, Jewish education to instill the meaning and values of our tradition and programs for training the community leaders of tomorrow.

Feeding the Hungry

From food pantries in Scranton, to Meals on Wheels, to deliveries of provisions

Helping the Elderly

Assisting with housing, food, activities or legal representation.

Promoting Jewish Continuity

Providing assistance to all denominations of religious schools

Enhancing Jewish Life

Through programs, news, updates, and events.

Latest News

The Real Obstacle to Peace: Jew Hatred & Terrorism

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Originally published February 13, 2017 at wiesenthal.com Anti-Semitism continues to be rampant across Palestinian society As President [...]

SWC Condemns Deadly Jerusalem Truck Attack

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Originally posted on January 8, 2017, on wiesenthal.com Real Obstacle To Two-State Solution Is Palestinian Terrorism Which Should [...]

Steven Spielberg’s Jewish Roots

January 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Originally posted on January 28, 2017, on aish.com by Sara Debbie Gutfreund “Because I am proud of [...]

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ is a German best-seller for 2016

January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ is a German best-seller for 2016

Originally posted on jta.org on January 3, 2017 (JTA) — The annotated edition of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein [...]

Neo-Nazi website: Hamas member will speak at armed march in Montana on MLK Day

January 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Neo-Nazi website: Hamas member will speak at armed march in Montana on MLK Day

This article was originally published on jta.org on January 5, 2017 (JTA) — A neo-Nazi website said [...]

‘The Genius of Judaism’: An Interview with Bernard-Henri Lévy

December 20th, 2016|Comments Off on ‘The Genius of Judaism’: An Interview with Bernard-Henri Lévy

Originally published on The Tower. Bernard-Henri Lévy, France’s leading public intellectual, returns to the United States in [...]

Yaffa Eliach, pioneering Holocaust historian, dies at 79

December 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Yaffa Eliach, pioneering Holocaust historian, dies at 79

Originally published on jta.org on November 9, 2016 (JTA) — Yaffa Eliach, a prominent historian of the Holocaust [...]

Ruth Gruber, journalist who helped Holocaust survivors, dies at 105

November 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on Ruth Gruber, journalist who helped Holocaust survivors, dies at 105

Originally published on jta.org on November 18, 2016 (JTA) — Ruth Gruber, an American journalist who escorted 1,000 [...]

Kristallnacht Event Drew a Packed House

November 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Kristallnacht Event Drew a Packed House

On November 10, Kristallnacht, forty members of the Jewish community met at the Scranton JCC to meet [...]

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