We are still here! Join our efforts to build a virtual community. Click a link below to stay connected.


Learn how to practice meditation in this 4 part series with local therapist and community member Julie Gabriel, LCSW.


Click here to register




Beginners welcome. 


Monday evenings

October 12 at 7:30 p.m.

October 19 at 7:30 p.m.

October 26 at 7:30 p.m.

November 2 at 6:15 p.m.


Reading Jewish youth group

Grades 8-9

Sunday, November 8

11 a.m. on Zoom


Join Adi for the youth group kickoff event of the new  youth program for grades 8-9 

Questions? Email Adi.

Tikkun Olam

Grades 10-12

Sunday, November 15

11 a.m. on Zoom


A new program for teens in grades 10-12 with a focus on community service. Join Adi for the first meeting to learn more about this new program and volunteer opportunity. 


Questions? Email Adi.

Interfaith Mitzvah Day

Sunday, Nov. 15

4 p.m. 

Program for ages 7-12


This year we will be making no-sew winter hats to benfit Mary's Shelter of Reading. 


In person option: Registeration required and group size limited. Masks required at JCC.


At home option: Pick up a kit and make a no-sew winter hat at home to donate.


RSVP required by November 12th to Amanda via email or call 610-921-0624.



Did you know that preordered and prepaid groceries or prescriptions can be picked up by JFS Transportation?

Contact us for more information!


Life: Online

Educational Programs by Federation's Community Shlichim


Life: Online is a community project initiated by community Shlichim around the U.S. to provide a variety of content to Jewish communities in the U.S. and beyond in fields of cooking, dance, history, philosophy, current events and so much more! 


To receive more info, click here to join our Facebook group and click here to sign up for our weekly e-mail with our program schedule. 


Federation has established a central communications network with JFS, RCOS, KZ & Chabad to ensure up-to-date knowledge of community members’ health status and needs to coordinate assistance.  The Jewish Federation will serve as a centralized, non-medical hotline for those in need of assistance (shopping, supplies, food drop-off while under quarantine etc. or any other help such as access to clergy or other support professionals.

You can communicate with us by using the office answering service (610-921-0624), e-mailing williamf@jfreading.org or calling on Bill’s cell phone (610-927-7136).

Brighten someone’s day. Send us your best drawings or create a "Happy Day" card and we will send it to an elder in a local nursing home or assisted living facility who can no longer receive in person visits from friends or family. Make your own card or use our template. Scan and email them to us and we will send them out