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

On the Ground in Houston

By Avital Ingber I arrived in Houston on Wednesday afternoon. As the plane was landing, I glared out the window trying to see the devastation and destruction. I was shocked to see that I saw none. It looked like the same Houston I had come to four times over the last six months. I had actually just

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An Update on Hurricane Harvey Relief

Avital Ingber, who will become the CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston this November, shared a personal reflection following a visit to Houston this week in support of her new community. Read her powerful words. While we are keeping an eye on South Florida and Hurricane Irma, we are working in collaboration with

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A message from the CEO

It is my honor to address you in this first edition of our Federation 5 newsletter. As the new CEO of The Jewish Federation, I am excited to be joining this vibrant community and look forward to what we will achieve together over the coming months and years. Greater Washington is home to one of

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CJP exec Gil Preuss to lead Washington’s Jewish federation

This story originally appeared in Washington Jewish Week. It may not be the quickest turnaround time in history, but given the little more than two weeks between his appointment Wednesday night and an Aug. 31 start date, Gil Preuss appears more than ready to hit the ground running when he takes the helm of the

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Ways to Give

6 critical areas of need.
52 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

Chai Lattes with Federation’s Young Leadership

We want to get to know you! Stop by and say “Chai” to Federation’s Young Leadership co-chairs, Mitch and Jamie, as we gather for a casual coffee date. Drop in when you can to get to know young professionals and learn about our exciting upcoming programs! REGISTER HERE When: Sunday, October 1 11:00 a.m. –

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Doing Good with JFE® and JSSA to Help the Hungry

Federation’s Jewish Food Experience®(JFE) and JSSA are Doing Good with Nourish Now by learning how to utilize food waste to solve hunger issues and help bring food security to those in need. When: Sunday, October 15 Shift 1: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Shift 2: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Where:  Nourish Now 1111 Taft

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