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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2016 General Assembly-Join us in DC

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The GA brings together volunteer and professional leaders from Federations across North America, along with those in the business of Jewish philanthropy from around the world. The 2016 GA will take you on a journey to explore how Federations helps shape purposeful Jewish lives. And how our movement has forged a course that continues to […]

Cozy Up with Laura Frankel

Cozy Up with Laura Frankel

Learn to make Heartwarming Autumn Dishes for your Holiday and Everyday. Sunday, 18 September/2:00-4:00 p.m./Social Hall 5614 n. University. Cost: $18.00 admission. Autographed copies of Laura’s cookbooks will be available for $18.00 each.   Laura opened her first restaurant in 1999 offering fine dining with a produce-driven menu. She has run restaurants in Chicago and […]

Baton Rouge Flood Relief

Richard Rossi and his 4 year old great grandson Justice wade through water in search of higher ground after their home took in water in St. Amant, Louisiana, U.S., August 15, 2016.  REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman   (Newscom TagID: rtrleight131241.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

Relentless flooding has devastated southern Louisiana, now a federal disaster area. Following severe storms, rising waters have killed at least 7, destroyed countless homes and forced tens of thousands to flee for their lives—including Federation staff and many from the local Jewish community.   Jewish Federations across North America are raising funds to support the […]

The Peoria Holocaust Memorial Re-Birth


Our human minds continually search for creative solutions to new challenges. The Peoria Holocaust Memorial – a collection of 11 million buttons, 6 million for the Jewish victims of the Holocaust and 5 million for other enemies of the Nazi state – is one of the most unique remembrances of and lessons on this tragic, […]

High Holiday Services


The High Holidays are rapidly approaching. You can find a the schedule for each Jewish organization in Peoria here. If you plan to attend Cong. Anshai Emeth or Agudas Achim contact their offices for a parking pass. 

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