Philadelphia has a thriving Jewish community that offers many options for entertainment, spiritual life, networking and employment.
A number of organizations offer activities or information on Jewish options in the Philadelphia area.
- Hillel of Greater Philadelphia is a wonderful place to meet other students and to participate in cultural events.
- The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia is a multi-branch organization with community centers, senior centers and satellite centers located in and around the city.
- The Federation's Guide to Jewish Community Resources lists community options for kosher restaurants, social service agencies, resources for people with disabilities and others.
Philadelphia is home to the National Museum of American Jewish History , the only museum in the nation dedicated exclusively to collecting, preserving and interpreting artifacts of the American Jewish experience.
The city's largest Jewish newspaper is the Jewish Exponent. The newspaper is a good source for activities and job listings, as well as for news of the community.
The Reconstructionist movement, in part because of the influence of the College, is robust in Philadelphia. You have a number of options to choose from when deciding which congregations to visit. They include: