Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania

United Jewish Communities (UJC) represents 155 Jewish Federations and 400 independent communities across North America. Through the UJA/Federation Campaign, UJC provides life-saving and life-enhancing humanitarian assistance to those in need, and translates Jewish values into social action on behalf of millions of Jews in hundreds of (READ MORE)

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.

Come in and see how together we can build Jewish community and reach out a helping hand to Jews in need – here, in Israel, and everywhere in the world.  READ MORE…


The Mission of the Jewish Federation of Northeastern Pennsylvania is to rescue the imperiled, care for the vulnerable, support Israel, and revitalize and perpetuate the Jewish communities of Northeastern Pennsylvania. READ MORE…

As the primary Jewish newspaper of our region, we have tried to produce a quality publication for you that offers our readership something on everything – from opinions and columns on controversial issues that affect our people and our times, to publicity for the events of our affiliated agencies and organizations, personality profiles, letters to the editor, the Jewish community calendar and other columns that cover everything from food to entertainment. READ MORE…




In early February 2011, the Board of Trustees authorized the retention of a management consultant. The responsibilities of the management consultant would include looking into the possibility of greater across-the-board cost savings…. READ MORE…


Invariably, the Federation has managed to achieve a balance as equitable as possible for all concerned and by meeting the needs of our local agencies through allocations and supplementary grants, where indicated. At the same time, there is a strong commitment to our overseas allocations, which has been an historic factor in our successful campaigns. The Jewish Federations Israel/Overseas allocation hovers around 39% of allocatable dollars – one of the highest percentages in the country. The national average is 24%. READ MORE…


The annual allocations process is an intensive undertaking begun in January when budget application forms are sent to each of our recipient agencies. At the same time, the Federation begins the organization of the Allocations Committee by asking members of the constituent agencies, as well as the Executive Committee of the Jewish Federation, for their recommendations as to people who should be placed on the committee. READ MORE.

NEPA Jewish Film Loan Library

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