Message from Gil

In Pursuit of a More Inclusive Jewish Community

In Pursuit of a More Inclusive Jewish Community

  • 0 comments
Last month, our community came together to recognize Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month, or JDAIM, as we do each February. Federation prioritizes this work year-round in partnership with Read more
A Critical Moment for Engagement with Israel

A Critical Moment for Engagement with Israel

  • 0 comments
Today, we mark one year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and with your generous support, our community continues to care for those in need in the region. To learn more Read more
Continuing Our Work in and for Ukraine

Continuing Our Work in and for Ukraine

  • 0 comments
Next Friday will mark one year since Russia invaded Ukraine. And though the news cycle frequently shifts to focus on other issues, the needs of Ukrainians have compounded, worsening with Read more
Supporting Earthquake Survivors in Turkey & Syria

Supporting Earthquake Survivors in Turkey & Syria

  • 0 comments
In just the past few years, our community has come together to respond to a pandemic, war in Ukraine, multiple refugee crises, and needs throughout Jewish Greater Washington. In each Read more
Reflections on a Powerful Journey

Reflections on a Powerful Journey

  • 0 comments
This week, I had the privilege of participating in Federation’s Rabbinic and Communal Leadership Mission to Alabama. Federation is proud and honored to create experiences like these as part of Read more
On Remembering & Our Greatest Strength

On Remembering & Our Greatest Strength

  • 0 comments
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 Read more
Relationships and the Power of Working Together

Relationships and the Power of Working Together

  • 0 comments
Throughout my time working for and serving the Greater Washington Jewish community, I have become increasingly convinced of a core idea: we are more effective when we work together. I have found Read more
On Celebration & Change: Marking Israel at 75

On Celebration & Change: Marking Israel at 75

  • 0 comments
Federation is proud to lead this year’s community celebration of Israel‘s milestone 75th year of independence alongside many incredible partners throughout Greater Washington. I encourage you to visit our new Israel at Read more
Remembering Paul Berger, z”l

Remembering Paul Berger, z”l

  • 0 comments
On January 4th, our community lost a true giant: beloved friend, community leader, and Federation past president, Paul Berger, z”l. I was grateful and fortunate to call Paul my friend and Read more
Wishing You a Happy New Year

Wishing You a Happy New Year

  • 0 comments
When I look back on 2022 — and ahead to 2023 — it is with deep pride in the community we’re building together. Despite the significant volatility and challenges, we’ve come together Read more