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The Federation raises funds through its annual UJA Campaign and allocates these funds locally, regionally, as well as internationally for Israel and overseas Jewish needs through the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC) in 59 countries throughout the world.  Watch our video to see WHO BENEFITS FROM YOUR GIVING and consider making a donation!

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


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Two-thirds of Millennials interviewed, between the ages of 18 and 34, could not identify what Auschwitz is. [...]

New Israeli line of Passover wine launched by former NBA all-star Amar’re Stoudemire

February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

At a news conference at the Jewish National Fund House on Tuesday, 6-foot-10 former NBA star Amar’e [...]

Mayor: Jerusalem is one of the safest cities in the world due to ‘zero misuse’ of guns

February 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Despite the constant threat of terror in Israel’s capital city, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat has announced that [...]

Antwerp man filmed destroying 20 mezuzahs, harassing Jews

February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

(JTA) — A 24-year-old refugee, believed to be Muslim, was briefly detained by Belgian police for anti-Semitic [...]

Super Bowl travelers can learn stories of Holocaust survivors through ‘Transfer of Memory’

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

As thousands descend upon Minnesota for Super Bowl LII to see their heroes on the gridiron, some heroes they may [...]

#WeRemember Holocaust Memorial Campaign Spreads to 45 Countries

January 18th, 2018|0 Comments

 A global campaign encouraging millions of people to use social media to raise awareness about the Holocaust is [...]

NPR Buries the Facts

January 10th, 2018|0 Comments

An NPR piece entitled, “Israel Accused Of Revoking Thousands Of Jerusalem Residency Permits From Palestinians,” buried, and in [...]

Jews and Economics

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Mikeitz(Genesis 41:1-44:17) Jews and Economics We know that Jews have won a disproportionate number of Nobel Prizes: [...]

Live Donor Needed – URGENT

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

To the NEPA Community, Our 11-month-old son, Noam (Michael) has a rare liver disease, Biliary Atresia.  Noam already had a surgery [...]

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