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.
Providing accessible and affordable Jewish education to build and strengthen the Jewish community.
Expanding services to the most vulnerable among us to meet the growing needs of at-risk populations locally, in Israel and around the world.
Offering unwavering support for and education about Israel and 70 other Jewish communities around the world.
Responding swiftly to address the immediate needs of individuals and communities in crisis by delivering support, respite and relief.
Building a welcoming and inclusive community for all by growing the ways in which individuals are invited and encouraged to participate in Jewish life.
Increasing opportunities for meaningful connections to Jewish life to offer members of our community a multitude of ways to embark on their Jewish journey.
As Thanksgiving draws near, you may be planning for the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie …. but have you considered preparing four questions for table talk? The idea has been on my mind for the past few weeks, as I’ve considered celebrating the quintessential American holiday and its connection to Jewish tradition andRead more
Federation’s former Senior Shlicha (emissary), Pnina Agenyahu shares a personal recount of her return to Israel after four years with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. “In November 1984 my mother left Ethiopia with me on her back, walking for 14 days and 15 nights through Sudan to travel to Israel. This summer, after fourRead more
By Avi West In a commentary on the Song of Songs, tradition maintains that “Teachers and students are society’s most beautiful ornaments!” On November 5th, a sample of sacred Jewish jewels will be on display at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. On that day, in a Federation program of adult Jewish learning called ROUTES,Read more
I have just returned from Federation’s Israel YOUR Way Mission to Israel, alongside nearly one hundred of our passionate and dedicated Greater Washington community members. Throughout our journey, we saw many of the miracles of Israel and what it has created over the past 70 years. We also heard many of the ongoing challenges thatRead more
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Get Ready to build stronger connections to Israel. Get Set to explore campus activism. Come with your friends to Talk Israel in a safe space. Talk Israel is a one-day conference that teaches teens about Israel advocacy and engagement. A variety of workshops and activities throughout the day will educate teens about all things Israel,Learn more