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The upcoming months are full for the Jewish Federation's Buxmont Kehillah — be sure to save the date!


JRA Passover Food Distribution
Sunday, April 14 | 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
JRA Warehouse 

Join this month's Passover distribution and help to pack and deliver food for low-income individuals across the Greater Philadelphia area. From 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., join JRA Juniors for ages 10 and under to pack boxes and enjoy stories and crafts. Starting at 10:00 a.m., packing for ages 10 and older will begin. To register, click here.


Mental Wellness and Resource Fair
Sunday, April 14 | 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Congregation Beth Or

Join the Jewish Federation Buxmont Kehillah, Congregation Beth Or Mental Health Task Force and Tikvah for a mental wellness resource fair. Participants will also have the opportunity to hear a reading from local author, Michael Solomon, regarding his experience living with bipolar disorder. For more information, email Abby@tikvahajmi.org.


'Uncomfortable Conversations with a Jew' 
Wednesday, May 1 | 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. 
Har Zion Temple

Lean into your discomfort during this thought-provoking conversation with two voices of our generation and co-authors of the upcoming book "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Jew": New York Times bestselling authors Noa Tishby and Emmanuel Acho, former Eagles’ player. To register, click here


FIDF Soldier Briefing
Sunday, May 5 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Congregation Or Ami 

Participants will hear from IDF guest speakers Noam and Michal. Noam, who participated as an FIDF Legacy camper after she lost her father during his service. Now age 22 and formerly in the IDF Spokesperson unit, she will share how this FIDF Program shaped her life. Michal is an IDF Major (Res) who serves as a Casualty Unit Officer. She accompanied the Legacy campers the year that Noam participated. FIDF's Legacy Program, which supports bereaved families who have lost a loved one during military service. Advanced registration is required. To register, click here


60th Annual Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony 
Sunday, May 5 | 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza

For six decades, Greater Philadelphia has shown up each year to say Never Again at our Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony to observe Yom HaShoah. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Jewish Community Relations Council  invites you to join our 60th annual ceremony as part of this vital tradition to ensure that we Never Forget about the six million Jews who perished in the Shoah and that we continue to honor the survivors living in our communities. The ceremony will include candle lighting, music and prayers. To register, click here


JCRC Webinar Series with David Horovitz
Monday, May 13 | 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council is pleased to welcome back David Horovitz, Founding Editor of the online newspaper The Times of Israel. In the briefings, Horovitz will provide updates about the latest events happening in Israel and the Middle East. To register, click here.


Pizza and Conversations with Caroline D'Amor
Sunday, May 19 | 10:30 a.m. 
Tiferet Bet Israel

With her impressive journey as a business mogul, model, DJ and actress, Caroline embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship and advocacy. Her passion and achievements are bound to motivate and guide us towards our own aspirations. In addition to her entrepreneurial accomplishments, Caroline is a dedicated ally to the Jewish community and marginalized communities around the globe and has vowed to continue utilizing her influential platform and voice to amplify positive messages and stand up for the rights of humanity worldwide. To register, click here


Special Mention

Apply for the 2024 - 2025 Diller Teen Fellowship 

Each year, an exceptional group of Jewish 10 and 11 graders are selected to participate in the shared experience of Diller Teen Fellows, a program designed to cultivate and connect an emerging generation of leaders in 32 communities around the world. The program is a commitment for the entire Fellowship year and includes a partnership model, which pairs each Diller community outside of Israel with a community in Israel. Most programming takes place in your local community and culminates with a three-week seminar in Israel in July for all Fellows. Applications close Sunday, May 19.  To learn more and apply, click here



The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Kehillah initiative works to foster vibrant Jewish communities. You can learn more about the Buxmont Kehillah by visiting jewishphilly.org/buxmont or by contacting Community Engagement Specialist Nomi Shapiro at buxomont@jewishphilly.org.