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

Meet Ruth: Celebrating Israel with the Disability Community

Ruth Shtikan is Federation's Community Shlicha (Israel emissary) in Greater Washington working at Makom (formerly Jewish Foundation for Group Homes), an organization that supports people with disabilities achieve a high ...

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On Remembering & Our Greatest Strength

The recent spate of antisemitic incidents in our community feels particularly troubling against the backdrop of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. But despite what may appear, at times, to be a troubling outlook, our community continues ...

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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

National Young Leadership Cabinet Recruitment Dinner

Friday, March 3rd 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM The home of Jackson and Julia Siegal Potomac, MD Address provided upon positive RSVP. Fill out my online form. Fill out my Read More

Shared Destiny | Separate Paths: A Leadership Forum on American Jewry & Israel

Join The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and the Shalom Hartman Institute for an exclusive and unique day of learning and reimagination. Sunday, March 19 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Read More