Join us on Sunday, Dec. 5, to make calls in support of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond! Our Super Sunday goal is to reach 2,000 members of our community to update them on the important role Federation plays in...
We should ask ourselves are we doing enough to raise our voices and take action against increasing hatred and violence in our communities and around the world. The development of the new community sensory and memorial garden at Congregation Or...
By Lenora “Cookie” Solodar Co-Pesident Emek Sholom Cemetery Company THE 2021 Kristallnacht Memorial Service at Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial Cemetery seemed extra special this year! Was it the astonishing narrative of reuniting lost families when Dr. Ralph Navon told the history of his...

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Or Ami Happenings

Religious School students have been enjoying class outdoors on warm and sunny days. As we transition into winter and see more of our students getting...

Petersburg’s Centre Hill Mansion Museum decorated for Hanukkah, Holidays.

Community members can see Centre Hill Mansion Museum all dressed up for the Holiday Season, Dec. 4th and 5th, including Hanukkah decorations created and...

Beth-El Religious School Happenings

By Ramona L. Brand Director of Youth Learning Beth-El Religious School receives multiple grants for the 2021-2022 School Year  Beth-El’s religious school programming has been strengthen this...

Hanukkah: Our individual flames contribute to illuminating our whole world

By Rabbi Michael Knopf There is something special about the first night of Hanukkah, when only one candle is lit. To some, the illumination of...

Beth Ahabah Happenings

On Sunday Oct. 17, Congregation Beth Ahabah was happy to host a Violins of Hope concert. The event was one of six special concerts held...

Kehillah continues local partnerships for events

We are partnering with a number of local businesses and organizations for our upcoming events this month. Our third annual Carytown Hanukkah, taking place Saturday,...
Editor’s Note: The following is the winning essay by Abby Crowe, a junior at Douglas Freeman High School. The essay also was recently published in the Richmond Times Dispatch. She received $500 as first prize for this award-winning essay....
Beth Sholom Senior Living hosted our 2021 Annual Meeting on Sunday, Oct. 24. This was the second annual meeting held virtually. The theme this year, “Looking Toward A Better Tomorrow”.  Janet Gale, Chairperson opened the meeting with a warm welcome...