J.Proud & Community Events

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J.Proud’s consortium of members, including Jewish organizations, synagogues, schools, and other institutions is committed to creating, nurturing, and supporting a comprehensive net of programs, resources, and events for the Jewish LGBTQ+ community and their families and friends in an effort to create spaces that foster building community and pride in being Jewish and LGBTQ+.

J.Proud is committed to working together as a collective agent of change to raise awareness, educate, and advocate for the diverse needs of the Jewish LGBTQ+ community while building relationships with allies in the Greater Philadelphia area.

J.Proud has a dedicated website at: jproudphilly.org.

J.Proud members include:

Synagogues / Chavurot

  • Beth Am Israel
  • Beth El Vorhees
  • Beth El Yardley
  • Beth Zion – Beth Israel
  • Congregation Leyv Ha-Ir
  • Heymish
  • Keneseth Israel
  • Kol Ami
  • Kol Tzedek
  • Mishkan Shalom
  • Mekor HaBracha/Center City Synagogue
  • Ohev Shalom of Bucks County
  • Or Hadash
  • Or Zarua
  • Rodeph Shalom
  • Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El

Schools / Education

  • Gratz College
  • Greater Philly Hillel Network
  • Hillel at Temple University
  • Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
  • The Jewish Graduate Student Network
  • Makom Community
  • National Museum of American Jewish History
  • Penn Hillel
  • Reconstructing Judaism

Agencies / Organizations

  • ESHEL
  • Jewish Film and Media Festival
  • JEVS Human Services
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia
  • Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Southern New Jersey
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia
  • Jewish Learning Venture
  • OneTable
  • Tribe 12

Our Staff

Galia Godel, M.Ed., Program Manager, LGBTQ Initiative

To contact us about the LGBTQ Initiative, CLICK HERE