Leadership2Gether – Building our American and Israeli partnerships and family!

By Conor Shapiro It was a great honor and a “heckuva” lot of fun to represent JCFR at the P2G Leadership 2Gether Retreat in Charleston,...

P2G Teen Trip to Israel

By Sara Rosenbaum, Chief Impact Officer, JCFR July 17th finally arrived and after months of planning and fingers crossed that Covid would not interfere, two...

JNF USA – Focus on Education

By Alistair Bentley Building meaningful connections between young Jewish Americans and Israel has never been more important than it is today. Rising antisemitism, increased opposition to...

Life in Ukraine by a JDC insider

Editor’s Note: During the Ukraine Crisis, the JDC has distributed weekly emergency bulletins providing an ‘insider’s update” on current developments. This one from early...

חוויה – A Special, major life experience

By Benny Winkelmann As we approach the end of the school year, I have spent some time reflecting on all I have learned. The irony...

Benny’s Israel Top 10 List

By Benny Winkelmann I want to preface this article by saying I love all of these things and putting them in any order in an...

Key Facts About Israel

Flag The colors blue and white were chosen according to the colors of the ‘Tallit’ – the Jewish prayer shawl. The Star of David appearing...

Seeing firsthand ‘Kol Yisrael Areivim Zeh Lazeh”

Editor’s note: Two Richmond community leaders - Josh Goldberg and Robyn Galpern - traveled to Israel in late March as part of a Jewish...

A piece of me never left Ukraine’

By Allie Vornholt Editor’s Note: Allie Vornholt traveled to Ukraine in May 2019 along with six other Susan and Mark Sisisky JDC Global Enrichment Fund...

Benny works with incredible teachers

By Benny Winkelmann Sometimes, I don’t know how to begin these articles. The fact that the Richmond community is interested in the goings on in...