Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Jewish population in Dayton?
Current estimates place Dayton’s Jewish population at approximately 4,000.
Who do I contact for information about moving to Dayton?
Please contact our External Relations Director Cheryl Carne
Are the Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family Services, and Jewish Foundation separate agencies in Dayton?
Our agencies operate as traditional organizations under one combined 501c3.
Do my children have to be Jewish in order to attend the JCC's preschool?
Children of all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds are welcome to attend the JCC’s Preschool.
Are programs and events exclusive to the Jewish population?
As a whole, we are an inclusive organization. Our events and programs are open to all.
Where can I learn more about the Dayton Jewish community?
To learn more about Dayton’s Jewish community, check out our Shalom Dayton section, located here.