Federation is mobilizing community builders and organizations to ensure a strong, vibrant future for us all in Jewish Greater Washington. Together, we are building an open, connected, and vibrant Jewish community that cares for each other, fosters Jewish learning and journeys, embraces Jewish peoplehood and Israel, and acts as a force for good in the world. From addressing our core, foundational mandate of strengthening and sustaining Jewish life locally, in Israel, and around the world; to fostering innovative new partnerships and initiatives that will serve the next generation; to expanding successful efforts to reach more people, Federation is connecting the Greater Washington Jewish community to one another, to big ideas, and to organizations that address critical issues. Explore our latest Digital Impact Report to discover the many ways in which we are connecting with purpose.

Our Mission

To inspire, build, and sustain vibrant Jewish life in a changing world by mobilizing our community in common purpose, intentional innovation, and effective action.

Our History