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The months of February and March are full of Jewish Federation events — be sure to save the date!


Testimony: Firsthand Accounts from Israel – Jewish Federation
Thursday, March 7 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
Thursday, March 7 | 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Adath Israel 

Hear firsthand experiences from Israel on and since the October 7 massacre. Our speakers are active members of Greater Philadelphia’s Partnership2Gether (P2G) communities. For over a quarter of a century, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia has formed and nurtured a strong bond with our P2G communities of Netivot and Sdot Negev, which border Gaza and are subjected to frequent rocket attacks and constant unrest. To register for the session at the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, click here. To register for the session at Adath Israel, click here.


JCRC Webinar Series with David Horovitz 
Monday, March 11 | 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


JFRE at Arthaus  
Tuesday, March 12 | 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
301 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Join the Jewish Federation Real Estate (JFRE) group for an exclusive morning at Arthaus in Philadelphia for a discussion with prominent female leaders in the development space. Network with industry greats, connect with real estate and related industry professionals and tour the luxury condominium building. To register, click here


Women of Vision Special Briefing with Tali Lidar 
Thursday, March 14 | 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Join Women of Vision for a special briefing from Tali Lidar, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Director of Israel and Global Operations, as she speaks from Israel about the war’s impact on women and girls as well as how our grantees are pivoting their work during this ongoing crisis. To register, click here.


Old York Road Kehillah Purim Carnival
Sunday, March 17
11:30 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Families with Preschool Children
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. | General Admission
Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel

Get your graggers ready for our annual Purim Carnival! Join the Jewish Federation’s Old York Road Kehillah for a family-friendly holiday extravaganza. Come in your best costume, and enjoy hamantaschen, prizes, inflatables and more. Advanced registration is required by Tuesday, March 12. Walk-ins will not be accepted.To register, click here.


Purim Fest 2024
Sunday, March 17 | 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Kaiserman JCC

Dress to impress in your best Purim costume! Join the Kaiserman JCC, the Jewish Federation’s Lower Merion Kehillah, and community partners for games, crafts, prizes, and entertainment. To register, click here.


Pre-Purim JRA Food Distribution & Kehillah Purim Palooza
Sunday, March 17 | 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
JRA Warehouse

Volunteer with the Jewish Federation’s Northeast Kehillah at JRA and participate in a mitzvah! Wear a costume and eat some delicious hamantaschen. 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. Advanced registration is required by Sunday, March 10. Walk-ins will not be accepted. To register, click here and select the Northeast Kehillah group when prompted. 


Volunteer with Women's Philanthropy at Our Closet 
Monday, March 18 | 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Our Closet Warehouse 

Volunteer opportunity! You are invited to join Women’s Philanthropy to do a Mitzvah at Our Closet In Your Neighborhood. We’ll sort clothing items to be distributed for free in the Greater Philadelphia area through this popular program. Our Closet In Your Neighborhood is a free mobile program that provides those in need with the basic necessities of food and clothing, as well as access to services and benefits, which is supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia. To register, click here


Monte Carlo Purim Masquerade
Saturday, March 23 | 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
2002 Ludlow St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Join the Jewish Federation’s Nextgen group in partnership with the Chevra and other young Jewish professional organizations for the ninth annual Purim masquerade. Come in costume, enjoy live music and partake in casino-themed games with tons of fun prizes. $10 advance registration, $20 at the door. To register, click here


Purim at the Zoo
Sunday, March 24 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Zoo

What could be better than celebrating Purim at the zoo!? Hosted by the Philadelphia Zoo in collaboration with the Jewish Federation’s neighborhood Kehillot and other community organizations, enjoy activities inside the atrium, the Rare Animal Conservation Center and the inside Treehouse. All Purim Festival activities are included with Zoo admission. Be sure to wear your best Purim costume and join us for a parade at the North End of the Zoo at 1:00 p.m. To register, click here.



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