Irving Blank to be honored with Humanitarian Award from VCIC

Longtime community leader Irving M. “Irv” Blank will receive a Humanitarian Award from the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities on Oct. 25. The annual...

ADL Holds a Day of Action Against Antisemitism

On Thursday afternoon, May 27, 2021 American Jewish Committee; Hadassah, WZOA, Inc.; Jewish Federations of North America; Orthodox Union; Reconstructing Judaism; Union for Reform...

L’ Shana Tovah: Apples and Honey – What is the Origin?

One of the most well-known customs of Rosh Hashanah is the dipping of apple pieces in honey but what is its origin? In the time...

RESILIENCE

Jewish Community Federation of Richmond Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic By Daniel Staffenberg CEO, Jewish Community Federation of Richmond Every member of our community has felt the...

Linda Ferguson joins WRJ North American Board

Longtime Richmond community leader Linda O. Ferguson was elected as a member of the North American Board of Women of Reform Judaism at their...

VHM Yom HaShoah: April 11

Every year, we pause to remember and honor the Six Million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. This year, the Museum’s Day of Remembrance will...

Friendship Circle knows no distance

Covid-19 has changed a lot of things in our lives, but one thing that has certainly changed for the good and grown exponentially is...

Celebrating the Jewish New Year with Traditional Foods

This year, the Jewish New Year is a time to join once again with family and friends to share some quality time together safely. Following...

Israel’s Olympic baseball team featured two from Richmond

Editor’s Note: The following article originally appeared in the November 2019 Reflector.  It is re-printed so readers can learn more about Nate Mulberg and...

BBYO is alive and well

Richmond BBYO is alive and well even during these challenging COVID times. We are creating virtual chapter programs as well as positioning our chapters to meet in-person as...