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Jewish Federation of Reading Family Mission​

The Jewish Federation of Reading is excited to invite you to our 2018 mission tour to Israel.

Join us in celebrating Israel's 70th anniversary year.  The mission departs December 25, 2018 and returns January 2nd, 2019.

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Welcome to the Jewish Federation of Reading/Berks


Jewish Cultural Center

An extention of Jewish life beyond school, the workplace and houses of worship.

Jewish Family Service

Responding to the needs of a large elderly population in need of services.

Lakin Holocaust Resource Center

Providing community awareness, information, audio-visual support and education.

Kristallnacht Remembrance Service

Thursday, November 8

7 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church

435 Court St. Reading


Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass occurred 80 years ago on November 9-10, 1939. Join us at our annual commemoration and reflect on what many scholars believe was the start of the Holocaust.


This event is free and open to the public.


12 p.m.

Wyomissing Family Restaurant


Retired old men eating out or ROMEO groups can be found across the country. The JCC is looking to start a ROMEO group and is seeking interested retired men in the community!


The JCC ROMEO group will meet on the first Tuesday of each month at noon in Wyomissing Family Restaurant, 1245 Penn Ave. Lunch typically lasts about 90 minutes. 


If you are interested please contact Bob Caster at 610-587-1985 or email Bill Franklin. 

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