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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David Fisher-The Rope Warrior

David Fisher

David Fisher-The Rope Warrior Sunday, March 1 Immediately following the Purim Carnival Social Hall-5614 N. University Suggested Donation: $5.00   He may not be from another planet, but the rope jumping feats he performs are certainly out of this world. This is not your little sister’s game of “Skip-To-My-Lou.” The Rope Warrior -professional athlete/entertainer/author – […]

Purim Carnival Extravaganza


Purim Carnival Extravaganza: Games, prizes, lunch, a pie in the face fundraiser and a world class jump rope champion   Sunday, March 1 12:15-3:15 Social Hall-5614 N. University   Carnival, games and lunch will begin at 12:15 Tickets for games will be $.25/piece or 5 tickets for $1.00   Kosher hot dog lunch provided by […]

Blood Drive for Good Deeds Day


Please consider giving the gift of life on March 15. The Bloodmobile will be parked outside the building at 5614 N. University. You can sign up for a time to donate here.We are also conducting a Bone Marrow Drive, consider being tested to save a life.

Good Deeds Day

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Sunday, March 15 10:00-3:00 5614 N. University Good Deeds Day is an annual and global celebration of doing good deeds. Every single person can do something good to improve the lives of others and positively change the world. Good Deeds Day Video-learn how it all started. A complete list of projects and sign up sheets […]



We had a GREAT time. Here’s the answers to the questions in the March newsletter:     These are the “iphones and bees” you look for on Rosh HaShannah: Apples and honey   This is the holiday when you might ask “got milchig”? Shavuot   She floored them with “Hava Nagila”: Aly Raisman The Jewish […]

Peoria Holocaust Memorial


The Peoria Holocaust Memorial is being renovated and refurbished. After 11 years, the elements and simply the weight of the millions of buttons inside the cases have taken their toll. The renovation will improve the existing structures to insure they last for years to come. In the meantime, the buttons, glass, aluminum and other items are […]

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