Thank you – Resilient Community

By Jesse Feld Director of Development and Engagement Jewish Community Federation of Richmond In a very poetic way, the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond’s year usually starts...

Richmond Stands With ISRAEL

On Thursday, May 20, the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond held a Virtual Gathering: “Richmond Stands With Israel,” featuring a number of special speakers...

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...

Crisis in Israel brings heartache and political challenges here at home

When hostilities increase in Israel, our hearts go out to our friends and family who have endured these repeated escalations.  We also care deeply...

Responding to a Pandemic – Collectively

An update from JCFR President Ellen Renee Adams and CEO Daniel Staffenberg On March 11th, 2020, the first impacts of COVID-19 were felt in our...

Stories of Survival

“My little sister was loaded while still alive into a truck with corpses, and this was the last time I saw her.”  Betty Miatowitz, 92,...

The many lessons from Colleyville and the right time for government...

Beyond the clear lessons from Colleyville on security, vigilance, and preparedness – the most enduring lesson may be on how Antisemitism framed around Israel...

Learning Through a Crisis

For the past 12 months we have faced challenges that most of us have not experienced in our lifetime. While we are in this...

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 allocates more than $2.1 million to local, regional and...

By Sara Rosenbaum Chief Impact Officer After a successful Federation Annual Campaign, which raised more than $3.2 million, the Allocations Committee has allocated more than $2.1...