Community members support powerful gathering, Stand Against Antisemitism.

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...

Happy 104th Birthday Amy Krumbein!

(Editor’s note) The following is the 5th article in the Reflector series about some of the families, individuals and institutions who were and are...

H.J. “Jack” Bernstein: ‘A Powerful Force’

(Editor’s note) H.J. “Jack” Bernstein was a staunch JCC and Israel advocate and lifelong philanthropist with Camp Hilbert bearing his name for his efforts...

Escalation in Israel

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond stands in solidarity with Israel as rockets continue to rain down on the Jewish State from Gaza. We mourn...

In Memoriam: Gilbert Rosenthal, 1925-2021

In Memoriam: Gilbert Rosenthal, 1925-2021 Longtime community leader Gilbert Rosenthal died peacefully at Westminster Canterbury Richmond on February 13. Longtime leader and great friend of the community Gilbert “Gil”...

We Zoomed to Israel in April on a Virtual Mission

During April, several hundred community members Zoomed to Israel for special tours, hear speakers, take part in an interactive cooking class and a wine...

Two ‘incredible’ families host Israeli baseball player this summer

Itai Goldner, a 19-year old Israeli National Team baseball player, played baseball for the Patriots in the Piedmont League in the Richmond area this...

A Bat Mitzvah Project celebrated by the whole community

When it was time for Sadie Edlavitch to choose her Bat Mitzvah project, she didn’t hesitate to help out Friendship Circle of VA. An eighth...

The JCC’s Elmer Toth Food Pantry celebrates 37 years

It was 1984 when Annabelle Toth started the JCC’s Elmer Toth Food Pantry in honor of her father. Now, 37 years later the food...

Friendship Circle Happenings

New program director joins FCVA As we start the new school year, we would like to thank Dana Crow Zedd for her years of dedication...