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...

Come Zoom to Israel

Mission Chairs Jay and Lynn Schwartz, Brian and Ruth Greene and Stuart and Dawn Siegel invite community members on a Virtual Mission to Israel...

Israel Corner

Israel, Start-Up Nation By Ephraim Seidman Chair, JCRC Israel Education and Advocacy Committee I am sure you have all heard Israel referred to as “Start-Up Nation.” But...

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...

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...

JCRC Column: Deconstructing Springsteen – Jewish Inclusion from Shushan, to Egypt,...

By David Cohen Director – Jewish Community Relations Jewish Community Federation of Richmond Much has been made about the recent Super Bowl ad featuring Bruce Springsteen and...

Rotem Gabay wants to ‘bring Israel to you’

Rotem Gabay, Richmond’s new Virtual Shaliach, held an inaugural online Lunch and Learn session on March 22 with participants from three communities. The Jewish Community...

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...

Rotem Gabay to become Virtual Shaliach

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond is thrilled to introduce Rotem Gabay, our Virtual Shaliach (emmisary)! Joining us from Israel for this unique Virtual experience...