Help us help the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and other 2017 hurricanes.

Our network of local and international partners enables us to respond quickly and effectively. We fund urgently-needed basics like food and medicine, and long-term needs like trauma counseling.  One hundred percent of funds raised will be used to help those impacted by catastrophic flooding and damage caused by hurricanes in 2017.

Make a Donation to the Hurricane Relief Fund

Rather send a check?  Make it payable to JFNA and mail to:
The Jewish Federations of North America
Wall Street Station
PO Box 157
New York, NY 10268

Don’t Miss The Evasons – As Seen on Penn & Teller!

The Jewish Federation of NEPA invites you to join world famous mentalist duo Jeff & Tessa Evason at the JCC on October 21, 2017 and witness mind-blowing feats of ESP and Second Sight that’ll have you buzzing long after the show ends.  Everyone who participates will be absolutely floored when Tessa reveals their birth date, a serial number on any bill in their wallet or even the name of the first person they ever kissed – all while standing blindfolded on stage.  Her intuitive gifts will make you gasp with surprise and maybe even unleash a spooked-out shriek!

Click Here to Buy Tickets to See The Evasons

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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Netanyahu and Rivlin expressed condolences to the American people on behalf of all Israelis over the largest [...]

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(JTA) — An anti-Semitic flier that threatens Jews was sent to a kosher bakery in Brooklyn. Police [...]

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Over the past several years, the harassment and intimidation that the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) groups [...]

Stormfront To Hold White Supremacist Conference On Yom Kippur

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Stormfront, one of the oldest hate sites on the internet, is hosting a conference in eastern Tennessee [...]

Jewish groups welcome German Chancellor Merkel’s electoral victory but disturbed by entry of extremist Alternative for Germany into Bundestag

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World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel on securing a fourth term [...]

Israel’s Technion, Cornell Celebrate Opening of Joint Grad School in New York

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Taking advantage of a “once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a new university in New York City,” Cornell and [...]

French Jewish family beaten in anti-Semitic home invasion

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A French Jewish leader and his family were assaulted in their home near Paris in what representatives [...]

Security forces arrested a Palestinian singer for lauding a terrorist who murdered three members of an Israeli family.

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Israeli security forces on Wednesday night arrested a Palestinian wedding singer for writing, performing and distributing a song that [...]

Upcoming Events

Chanukah / חנוכה

December 12 @ 4:15 pm - December 20 @ 5:00 pm

Tu BiShvat / טו בשבט

January 30, 2018 @ 5:25 pm - January 31, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

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