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.

Upcoming Events

Sun 09

Light Up Chanukah Laser Tag

December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Scene 75
6196 Poe Ave.
Dayton OH
Tue 11

Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Dayton Board of Trustees Meeting

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Thu 13

Speaking of That: Dennis Turner

December 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr.
Centerville OH
Sat 15

Junior Youth Group Gaming Adventures

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
OH
Thu 20

Winter Camp Shalom

December 20 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm
Boonshoft CJCE
525 Versailles Dr
Centerville OH

Jewish Observer

With Rachel Haug Gilbert, The Dayton Jewish Observer At the Association for Education and Rehabilita [...]

By Walter H. Rice Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Southern District of Ohio Walter H. Rice [...]

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer More than 1,300 people from a mosaic of religious, cul [...]

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