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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JFed Book Exchange


Wednesday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. Jewish Federation of Peoria-2000 Pioneer Pkwy.   We’re having a book exchange! Bring in a selection of books (max 15) that are ready to pass along to other people. Modern reads or classics, Jewish or not, in gently used condition. NO textbooks, ripped or golden oldies from your basement. […]

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, […]

White Rose Society Essay Contest

White Rose Society Essay Contest “CHILDREN AND THE HOLOCAUST” Sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Peoria     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 […]

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