The videos below explore the impactful work made possible by The Jewish Federation, together with our supporters and partners. Ensuring that the needs of our local and global Jewish community are met is a responsibility we take seriously, from ensuring that Holocaust survivors receive the critical services they need, to creating meaningful opportunities for those
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington invites you to an exclusive opportunity to learn—and ask questions—from tax, legal, or financial experts in our community. Join Marcie L. Brecher, Esq., of West & Feinberg, P.C., and Brad Sherman, Founder and President of Sherman Wealth Management, for an engaging presentation on the many options available to help secure your
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington (JFGW) and The Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC) are horrified and heartbroken by the despicable murderous attack at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood that took place this morning during Shabbat services. Words are insufficient to convey our community’s profound pain at
The Gift of the Passover Seder: A Message from our CEO As we prepare to begin our Passover celebrations this evening, I am reminded of a quote by Rabbi Nachman of Breslov that feels especially pertinent today. "The Exodus from Egypt,” he said, “occurs in every human being, in every era, in every year and
I have a disability. That doesn’t make me unusual, because 1 in 5 Americans have a disability. It doesn’t make me unusual, because as many of us age, our hearing, sight, mobility and memory may all be challenged. It’s only unusual, because it wasn’t until recently that I described myself this way.
Good morning, This week’s parasha is the first of the Book of Exodus, and begins, “These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob…” By listing the names, a strong link is created between the patriarchs of Genesis and the protagonists of Exodus; from family album to the development of a nation. Names