By Morgan Goad, Associate Director of Development Jewish Family Services The Lights of Love shone brighter than ever this year! Thank you so much to everyone who shopped for a neighbor and shared a little extra light and love this winter. Because...
After conducting an exhaustive national search led by its Executive Committee, the Board of Directors of Richmond Jewish Foundation (RJF) is pleased to announce that Dan Brandeis will lead the organization as Chief Executive Officer beginning Feb. 13, 2023. Dan...
In honor of the Weinstein JCC’s Diversity & Inclusion Festival, the book, "The Thread Collectors" by Alyson Richman and Shaunna J. Edwards, has been chosen as a Community Read. The "Thread Collectors" is a novel of historical fiction about men...

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Or Atid Happenings

By Amy Unger Shabbat Experience for All Young Families and Friends On Jan. 6th, Congregation Or Atid hosted the second "Young Families Shabbat Experience." Alistair and Casey...

Beth Ahabah Happenings

Shabbaton with Elana Jagoda Kaye and Saul Kaye Congregation Beth Ahabah was thrilled to welcome musicians-in-residence Elana Jagoda Kaye and Saul Kaye Jan. 13-15! The weekend...

JLEAD: A leadership opportunity for pre-teens and teens

By Chava Maimon The JLEAD program exists as a volunteer component of JLEAP (Jewish Learning, Enrichment and Play), a program funded by a generous grant...

‘Oreg – Reweaving Our Connections’

By Rebecca Levy “How can I combine women’s programming and Judaism in an innovative and accessible way?” This was a question on Ilana Gimpelevich’s mind when...

Or Atid’s Gan Chesed Hanukkah Celebration a Huge Success

By Ron Fink The first evening of Hanukkah this year at Congregation Or Atid marked a celebration with a number of “first time” milestones. In its...

Join Kehillah in February

All are welcome! Jewish Learning Café (Feb.7, 6-8 p.m.): Explore (and debate!) Jewish ideas about life in our adult education series. New topics are discussed at...
 By Tanya Buresh-Werby, Program Director February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM).  JDAIM is a unified effort among Jewish organizations worldwide to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and those who love them. During JDAIM...
The information from Richmond Jewish Foundation is available to interested parents and students who wish to attend a Jewish overnight summer camp and/or study in Israel: Deadline:  March 3, 2023  Mooney, Rose and Mosey Greenberg Israel Scholarship Fund This fund awards need-based scholarships for travel to Israel to greater Richmond, VA area students...