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.
Our Jewish future begins with accessible and affordable education. It continues with engaged, passionate leaders. See how your investment in Jewish education for all ages and abilities advances our collective community.
The foundation of a community lies in how it cares for its most vulnerable. In Greater Washington, we compassionately address the immediate and long-term needs of those who may not be able to advocate or provide for themselves.
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Our enduring commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the world) and gemilut chasadim (acts of loving-kindness) implores us to swiftly meet the needs of those in crisis, wherever they may be. Learn how together, we are transforming – and saving – lives around the world.
Our community is built on the diverse voices of every individual. Explore how Federation’s commitment to inclusion emphasizes every community member’s unique value, dignity and capabilities.
Whether your Jewish journey began years ago or yesterday, discover how Federation can empower you to deepen your connection to Jewish community, values, culture and tradition.
This is part of a series of messages about the way we are thinking about our work in 2020 and beyond. At The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, we are motivated by a clear and compelling vision of what Jewish life can be. Our team of professionals and volunteers are inspired to do this workRead more
This is the first in a series of messages about the way we are thinking about our work in 2020 and beyond. It was the poet Mark Strand who said, “The future is always beginning now.” As one transformative decade ends and a new one begins, our team at Federation is stepping into 2020 withRead more
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Join us to hear from Dr. Sara Imershein, a Mohelet (a person who performs ritual circumcisions) and an obstetrician/gynecologist who is dedicating her retirement to circumcision, abortion, and advocacy. Dr. Imershein will share her personal journey and how her Jewish values guide her work and commitment to empowering women to create the families they wishLearn more
Join us at Total Wine & More in McLean to learn the five S’s of wine tasting and approaches to food pairing with Federation’s shlicha (Israeli Emissary) and wine expert, Talia Gerber. Hear about wine’s place in Jewish tradition and heritage with Debra Beland Ackerman, Director of Education & Youth Activities at Olam Tikvah. DiscoverLearn more