The Jewish Federation of NEPA

The Jewish Federation of NEPA is your central address for everything Jewish in Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, and Wayne counties.

What’s Happening in NEPA

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In the News

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Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry take a father-daughter trip to Auschwitz in tragicomedy ‘Treasure’

“We feel it's the very moment for this film,” said director Julia Von Heinz. -- The post Lena Dunham and Stephen Fry take a father-daughter trip to Auschwitz in tragicomedy Learn more

Heather Conn Hendel, 48, teacher, caregiver, matchmaker and newlywed, dies days after giving birth

Conn Hendel was very involved in her New York City synagogue before moving shortly before her death to Toronto. -- The post Heather Conn Hendel, 48, teacher, caregiver, matchmaker and Learn more

US slaps sanctions on Tsav 9, Israeli group targeting humanitarian aid to Gaza

The group added to the U.S. sanctions list is Tsav 9, which says aid should be stopped because it ends up in the hands of Hamas — a view shared Learn more

Jewish immigrant men abandoned their wives in droves a century ago. Their stories are getting a new look

A new YIVO exhibit, “Runaway Husbands, Desperate Families: The Story of the National Desertion Bureau," examines a lesser-known aspect of Jewish immigrant life in the U.S. -- The post Jewish Learn more

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