Kristallnacht Commemoration: Nov. 7

REMEMBER, RESOLVE, REUNITE Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial Cemetery and the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond will be honored to welcome Shannon Taylor, Henrico County Commonwealth...

In Memoriam Daniel Dubansky 1947-2022

The Federation mourns the passing of Daniel “Dan” Dubansky, a friend and mentor to many, and who will have a lasting impact on our...

Thank you to supporters of Meaningful Meals

Meaningful Meals has celebrated its first anniversary. A HUGE thank you to all of our wonderful donors below.  Without them, we could not have...

Elinor Bloom Marshall Humanitarian Award

Plans are in full swing for the 2021 Elinor Bloom Marshall Humanitarian Award celebration to be held Sunday, Oct. 10. While the ceremony will be...

Yom HaShoah Commemoration

The Virginia Holocaust Museum commemorated Yom HaShoah on Sunday, May 1. In opening remarks, Executive Director Samuel Asher said, “In today’s atmosphere of political, cultural,...

Bringing Richmond to GMU: A High Holiday Experience in a Covid...

By Zack Samuels & Rabbi Daniel Novick George Mason University Hillel For over 25 years, George Mason University Hillel has been working hard to meet the...

FCVA holds Adaptive Horseback Riding event

On Sunday, Dec. 19, Friendship Circle of Virginia held its first in-person Birthday Circle since March 2020! FCVA was excited to offer a Friendship Circle...

Food Pantry, Elmer Toth needs

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues with much uncertainty, there is a vital need for food and other items for many in our community. The Beth...

Brian’s Blog – A Visit to the Medyka Border

It’s hard to believe that none of this stuff existed 6 weeks ago. There are organizations from all over the world in tents giving...

A memorable Memorial Service at Emek Sholom Holocaust Cemetery

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...