Who We Are

iMishpacha is a grassroots group of Russian-speaking Jewish families with children. Our mission is to strengthen Jewish identity, create a sense of community, and nurture future leaders through service-based learning experiences infused with Jewish values.

Jewish Heritage Trip, Philadelphia, 2017. Photo: Igor Gorelik.

We build strong, vibrant, and active Jewish communities… join us!

  • Family Volunteer Opportunities (food and supplies packing & delivery, concerts for seniors, volunteering at Masbia soup kitchen, participants in National Day of Service, community service activities)
  • Jewish Pride and pro-Israel Advocacy (participants and organizers in pro-Israel events such as Celebrate Israel Parade, JCC Maccabi Games, IDF fundraisers, community Film Screenings)
  • Jewish Heritage (multi-day family “Jewish Heritage” trips, group trips to museums, family picnics, girls & boys night-out, summer weekend retreat in upstate NY, celebration of Jewish holidays, hosting CommUNITY and Do-It-Yourself Shabbat dinners)
  • Future Leadership Development (teen movie nights, project-based planning & execution, pipeline for leadership programs such as UJA TPLC and COJECO)

We hope you will find our group exciting and inspiring!