Federation’s Impact

At Federation, we identify, evaluate and address these priorities with unparalleled commitment, passion and sensitivity. We take seriously our responsibility to ensure that needs are met to create a stronger, more vibrant Jewish community and to foster and strengthen our connection with Jews in Israel and around the world.

Jewish Education

Jewish Education

Providing accessible and affordable Jewish education to build and strengthen the Jewish community.

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Vulnerable Populations

Vulnerable Populations

Expanding services to the most vulnerable among us to meet the growing needs of at-risk populations locally, in Israel and around the world.

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Israel and Overseas

Israel and Overseas

Offering unwavering support for and education about Israel and 70 other Jewish communities around the world.

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Emergency Response

Emergency Response

Responding swiftly to address the immediate needs of individuals and communities in crisis by delivering support, respite and relief.

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Inclusion

Inclusion

Building a welcoming and inclusive community for all by growing the ways in which individuals are invited and encouraged to participate in Jewish life.

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Jewish Identity

Jewish Identity

Increasing opportunities for meaningful connections to Jewish life to offer members of our community a multitude of ways to embark on their Jewish journey.

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News & Updates

Israel mission unites identities for LGBTQ Jews

By STUART S. KURLANDER Sun, 22 May 2016, 01:27 PM Jerusalem Post LGBTQ Jews who are feeling increasingly welcomed and included as part of their local community and in the broader organized Jewish world. The Jewish Federations LGBTQ mission to Israel, which arrives this week, is emblematic of how much has changed for the members of the LGBTQ community. The

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Adults with disabilities obtain work experience through MOST program

Three days a week, KC Foster makes sure every coffee station at the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is fully stocked and clean.

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During JDAIM, it’s personal

I have a disability. That doesn’t make me unusual, because 1 in 5 Americans have a disability. It doesn’t make me unusual, because as many of us age, our hearing, sight, mobility and memory may all be challenged. It’s only unusual, because it wasn’t until recently that I described myself this way.

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Pop-up Shabbat draws mixed families, unaffiliated – Washington Jewish Week

Pop-ups are popping up across Washington — pop-up homes, a pop-up movie theater, pop-up eateries. So why not pop-up Shabbat? On Friday night, 60 people came to the Wonder Bread Factory in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest Washington for a dinner and service called City Jews: Pop-Up Shabbat. Sponsored by a number of Jewish organizations,

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Ways to Give

6 critical areas of need.
59 partner agencies.
One Federation.

Join us in making a measurable impact
with immeasurable heart.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship

Reach influential, connected and engaged community members looking to support companies who care. Make an impact today. Contact Zach Briton, Campaign Director.

Directed Giving

Directed Giving

A direct gift will support the programs and partners most meaningful to you. Give to your passion. Contact Avital Ingber, Chief Development Officer.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Leave your legacy. Ensure that the programs you care about most remain vibrant and strong for generations to come. Contact Contact Hannah Olson, Director of Planned Giving.

Emergency Campaigns

Emergency Campaigns

In times of crisis, respond to the critical needs of individuals and communities facing hardship. Be there for those in need. Contact Zach Briton, Campaign Director.

Upcoming Events

in the Greater Washington Area

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LGBTQ Mission to Israel!

SEE ISRAEL WITH PRIDE Visit incredible sites where Federations are changing lives every day. Experience Israeli culture, cuisine and character. Take pride in advancement. Take pride in Israel and her LGBTQ community on this unforgettable trip. Join members of the LGBTQ community from around North America for this historic mission to Israel! Marvel at Jerusalem’s Old City

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Federation’s Annual Meeting

Join The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington for our 2016 Annual Meeting in Arlington, VA, celebrating Federation’s impact locally, in Israel and around the world and featuring the 2016 ConnectGens Fellows’ venture presentations.

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