The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and its community partners thank all who attended in-person or virtually the Stand Against Antisemitism special event on Sunday, June 27. The 90-minute community solidarity forum held at Congregation Beth Ahabah featured a gathering...
A year full of miracles was capped up by yet another at Rudlin Torah Academy. Fundraising can be tough in good years, but the year of the pandemic presented unique hurdles. Due to Covid-19, RTA was unable to hold its...
Richmond Jewish Foundation Chairman Jeffrey Scharf has announced that after a nationwide search Jesse Feld has been unanimously selected by the Board as its new President and CEO. He succeeds Robert Nomberg who is leaving RJF to pursue another local...

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Synagogue Happenings

Rabbi Reflections: Embracing individual destiny

By Rabbi Dennis Beck-Berman Congregation Brith Achim On the Fourth of July, we celebrate the birth of American independence. As Americans we are blessed with the freedom...

Or Atid News for July

By Lynn Landesman and Alison Litvin Congregation Or Atid had a phenomenal beginning to the summer months! We were excited to have three B’nai Mitzvah celebrations. ...

“A Dynamic Sacred Community Grounded in Reform Judaism”

In February’s Reflector, Congregation Or Ami announced having paid off our mortgage.  We had pledged to put any leftover funds donated for the mortgage...

Kehillah grows into Brandermill

Kehillah is excited to be offering its in-person events this summer in Brandermill. “With our Shabbat dinners and Torah study in Brandermill, we are growing...

Brith Achim Happenings

Summer is here and activities are in full-swing at Congregation Brith Achim - now virtual AND in-person virtually all activities. Our live-only events in June...

Beth-El Religious School Happenings

Beth-El Teen Youth Groups win USY Award! By Maggie Hessberg Board member As it is June now, I just wanted to say a big thank you to...
Three museums to showcase violins played during the Holocaust Exhibit serves as catalyst for conversation about tolerance & social justice 12-week run in RVA marks exhibit’s first visit to Mid-Atlantic region Violins of Hope, a touring exhibit...
The Weinstein JCC is excited to offer its second youth theatre production of the summer. After a very successful run of “Carrie, The Musical” in June, Jewish Family Theatre’s Artistic Director Debra Clinton will be back to direct the classic...