Our Shared 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.

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Jewish Education

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.

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Vulnerable Populations

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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Israel and Overseas

Connect with Israel and Jewish communities overseas and learn just how far your impact can reach.

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Emergency Response

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.

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Inclusive Community

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.

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Jewish Identity

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.

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News & Updates

Striding Forward

Friends, The 2020 Pew Research Report on American Jews underscores our different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives on Jewish identity. The survey found the next generation of Jews is growing racially and ethnically diverse, and more than 60% of Jews who married after 2010 married someone of a different faith. For some, the Jewish religion is ...

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Jewish and Democratic

Friends, I spent the last three days on a Federation Rabbinic Mission trip to Israel with a group of eight rabbis from Greater Washington. As one of the first groups to visit Israel since the country began accepting visitors this year, the trip felt like a “Shehecheyanu moment” for me personally and, I hope, for ...

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Ways to Give

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

Join us to build an open, connected, and vibrant Jewish community.


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Reach influential, connected and engaged community members looking to support companies who care. Make an impact today.

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Directed Giving

A direct gift will support the programs and partners most meaningful to you. Give to your passion.

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Planned Giving

Ensure that the programs you care about most remain vibrant and strong for generations to come.  Leave your legacy.

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Emergency Campaigns

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

Upcoming Events

in the Greater Washington Area


Jewish Changemakers Fellowship Session 1

Make a move. A big move. Are you 20-24? Looking for valuable career development, a networking opportunity, and one of the best summers of your life? Want to earn $350? Join the Jewish Changemakers Fellowship, a three-week interactive, online global leadership experience. Learn More Applications for both sessions closed Sunday, May 19th. Read More
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Federation’s 2021 Annual Meeting

Join us for a virtual celebration of the many ways our community is building a vibrant Jewish future. ------- FEATURING Keynote Speaker Nadine Epstein Editor-in-Chief & CEO of Moment Magazine D’var Torah by Rabbi Sid Schwarz Senior Fellow, Hazon: The Jewish Lab for Sustainability Election and installation of Federation's incoming Board of Directors Get inspired Read More