Hopes for the Year Ahead – Taking Stock of the Year...

By David Cohen Director Jewish Community Relations, JCFR T’Shuvah is a major theme of the coming High Holidays. Jewish tradition asks us to take stock of our...

Grand Event set for Oct. 20

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond is pleased to welcome Noa Tishby to Richmond as our guest speaker for the Grand Event, on Wednesday,...

Benny Winkelmann to begin a ‘journey of a lifetime’

Benny Winkelmann is excited and honored to soon be spending nearly a year in Israel as the first Southeast Fellow (Shaliach) in the Hadera-Eiron...

JCFR announces new CLI class

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond is delighted to announce the Community Leadership Institute Cohort of 2022: Julia Siegel Breton, Brooke Hyatt, Brad Kaplan,...

Rachel Peters joins Federation to lead community engagement

Rachel Peters has joined the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond as director of Community Engagement. CEO Daniel Staffenberg said, “We are excited to welcome Rachel...

Dreaming about the Good that could be!

In a year filled with new fears, old threats, and so much worry, it’s sometimes tough to remember all the good we did. As we...

Security Grants awarded to Richmond Jewish Institutions

Three years ago, in response to rising Antisemitism and threats, the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond made a significant investment in Community Security. The RVA...

In Search of Jewish Communal Unity

By David Cohen Director Jewish Community Relations, JCFR Over the past several months the Jewish community has been struggling with how to best respond to both...

Here for Good

In a year filled with new fears, old threats, and so much divisiveness, it’s a refreshing topic, “Here for Good” and one that is...

Newcomers – We want to say Hello!

Have you moved to Richmond within the last year? New to the Jewish community. Or do you know someone who has moved here? Looking...