In this time of social distancing, it's important that we find ways to stay connected and maintain the strength of our great community. Below is a collection of resources that can help you stay engaged and entertained. We will update this page regularly with new resources. Remember, social distancing doesn't have to mean social isolation! 


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Upcoming Virtual &
Socially-Distanced Events

Children pre-k to 8th are invited to submit artwork that relates to the story or celebration of Chanukah. Two grand prize winners will be announced on Dec. 9.

DEC 2 | 7:00 PM

Michael Solomonov, executive chef and co-owner of Zahav in Philadelphia, will lead this virtual cooking class. Learn how to make some of Chef Michael's favorite holiday recipes including Apple Shrub (mixed drink), Abe Fisher’s Potato Latkes, Roman Artichokes with Arugula and Olive Oil, Poached Salmon, and Sfenj (Doughnuts) with Cinnamon and Sugar.

DEC 5 | 5:00 PM

Rabbi Joshua Leighton leads this family-friendly service with singing with Laura Payne. This month's theme is Hanukkah and will feature a new story and activity.

DEC 7 | 8:00 PM

Join our community of Jewish men on Zoom for a fun guys night of sports and trivia and kosher barbecue. Open to all men who make a minimum $100 gift to the Annual Campaign.

DEC 12 | 5:00 PM 

Join in after Havdalah for candle lighting and a sweet treat as you drive through the Beth Shalom parking lot. RSVP required.

DEC 13 | 5:00 PM

Pick up your goody bags (with glow sticks and kosher Hanukkah treats) that afternoon, then join us at 5 pm for the menorah lighting, dance party and other fun activities!


JANUARY 13 | 7:00 PM

Save the date for Jewish Federation's first virtual annual meeting, “Here, Together.” Registration information is coming soon!

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The importance of a strong and vibrant Jewish community has never been more clear than it is today, during these uncertain times. Please consider donating to the Coronavirus Emergency Relief Fund to support those in the greatest need, including supporting our partner agencies and the programs that provide critical community services. 100% of all contributions will directly support those impacted by the pandemic, and/or programs providing critical community services to the most vulnerable and at risk in our community.