The mission of the Jewish Federation of Peoria is to serve the Jewish people locally, in Israel, and throughout the world through coordinated fundraising, community-wide programming, social services, and social- cultural-educational activities.
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PJLibrary Celebrates Passover

Sunday, March 25 we’ll join the Sunday School (grades K-2) for a special craft for Passover, a delicious snack, music and dancing with Chuck and a PJLibrary story. A great way to prepare for Passover for the parents and children of PJLibrary.

White Rose Society Essay Contest

Topic: “CHILDREN AND THE HOLOCAUST” Sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Peoria Instructions | Registration A poet once remarked that the death of a child is the loss of infinite possibilities. What, then, can be said about the more than one-and-a-half million Jewish children who were murdered by the Nazis during the Holocaust years (1933-1945)? Of course, many […]

Docents Needed for Peoria Holocaust Memorial

Peoria Public Schools will be sending students from their schools to visit the Peoria Riverfront Museum and the Peoria Holocaust Memorial. These trips will take place in the morning during late February and early March . We are seeking volunteers to lead these students through the Memorial; a script and training will be provided. You […]

Life and Legacy

Life and Legacy Include the Jewish Federation of Peoria in your Estate Plan Life and Legacy is a two year partnership of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) and the Jewish Federation of Peoria that promotes after-lifetime giving to benefit local Jewish organizations. Chances are you already support Jewish charitable organizations in Peoria. Have you included them […]

Yom HaShoah-Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust

Tuesday, April 10 at 7:00 pm. Peoria Riverfront Museum 222 SW Washington, Peoria, IL Guest Speaker: Aaron Elster   Aaron Elster is a child survivor of the Holocaust. He was born in 1933 in Poland. Aaron lived in the Sokolow Ghetto with his family until the liquidation of the ghetto in September, 1942. He escaped […]

Who We Are

The 2017 campaign in upon us. With your help we support Jewish education, care for our elderly, provide Jewish community with uplifting programs and social opportunities, we can rescue those in need, feed those who are hungry, provide for our children, and so much more. This video says it all. To make a donation go […]

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