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.

Jewish Education

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

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

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

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

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

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

Finding Meaning in a Summer Without Jewish Camp: A Message from Gil Preuss

Friends, This week, my calendar reminded me to drop off my children at Jewish overnight camp. Every year, I look forward to this special ritual of taking one or more of my children to the same summer camp that shaped my own childhood and that of my parents. I see friends that I have not

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Hillel: A Sage for All Seasons…and for a Pandemic

A reflection from Avi West, Master Teacher, Federation’s Department of Jewish Leadership & Learning  The coronavirus pandemic has upended our very way of life as a community and unleashed a cascade of crises affecting individuals and society as a whole. Throughout the public health emergency, economic fallout, and protests for racial justice, we have all been looking for sage leadership to help

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A Study in Resilience: Our Jewish Day Schools in a Time of Crisis

How Greater Washington’s Jewish Day Schools Kept Children and their Families Engaged & Connected During COVID-19 The month of June marks the end of a tumultuous school year and the transition to an uncertain summer for children and parents throughout Greater Washington. To pay tribute to the great work of educators, administrators, and staff members

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Creating Communities of Belonging: A Message from Gil Preuss

Friends, Like many of you, I have been thinking, reading, and talking about race and racism quite frequently in recent days. Our country and communities continue to grapple with explicit and implicit prejudices that have defined our history and helped create long-standing inequalities. One question has remained at the forefront: how have we built a Read more

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.

Directed Giving

Directed Giving

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

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

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

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.

Upcoming Events

in the Greater Washington Area

Federation’s Main Event

Join hundreds of community members for Federation’s Main Event, Jewish Greater Washington’s annual evening of inspiration, networking, and entertainment.

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