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Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton & its Agencies care
for those in need, strengthen Jewish life, and create connections
among Jews — acting locally, in Israel, and around the world.

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton would like to sincerely thank our LIFE & LEGACY donors for their support. Your legacy gift will allow the Jewish Federation to care for those in need, strengthen Jewish life and create connections among Jews for years to come. Please click here to view our LIFE & LEGACY 2018 donor list.

Annual Campaign

The Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s Annual Campaign has been raising funds for over one hundred years, supporting our local agencies, and providing for Jews in need in Israel and around the world.

Programs

#GivingTuesday
Annual Meeting
Holocaust Art & Writing Contest
Holocaust Remembrance (Yom Hashoah)
Innovation Grants
Intro to Judaism
JCRC – Jewish Community Relations Council
Jewish Dayton Dreams Big
LIFE & LEGACY Program
Men’s Philanthropy
Miami Valley Jewish Genealogy & History
Missions
Partnership 2Gether
PJ Library, PJ Our Way & PJ Grandparents
Presidents Dinner
ShalomDayton
Women’s Philanthropy
Young Adult Division (YAD)
Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton – CEO

Cathy Gardner

Phone: 937-610-1555
Email: CGardner@jfgd.net

Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Yom Ha’Atzmaut As I sit here writing this WHIM, I am looking at an amazing photo of David...

The Impact of Art

The Impact of Art Art has always played an important part in my life. I love viewing, collecting,...

The Significance of the Olive

The Significance of the Olive It is hard to believe that Passover is almost upon us. Because it is...

Global Updates

Global Updates While we have been keeping a very close eye on what has been happening in Ukraine,...

The Power of the Collective

The Power of the Collective I recently heard Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) CEO Eric...

Humanitarian Aid for Ukraine

Throughout the years, Jewish Federations of North America and its partner agencies have raised much needed funds to help global Jewry. Their work continues today. In times of crisis, the worldwide Jewish community comes together to raise money to address extraordinary needs. Sadly, our friends and family in Ukraine are facing a crisis.

Thoughts on the Crisis in Ukraine – And How You Can Help

Last summer, in our search for a Development Director, we received several outstanding resumes. However, one resume in particular stood out. Lidia Zambilovici, a native of Moldova, grew up in the former Soviet Union, where Jewish communities in that part of the world continue to benefit from the work of the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) and the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).

It’s Time to Act Now Against Israel Bias

It’s Time to Act Now Against Israel Bias. It has been quite an interesting week for the worldwide Jewish community. I am sure many of you have seen news stories about Whoopi Goldberg’s comments pertaining to the Holocaust, and the subsequent backlash that has ensued – click here for more information. While her comments are concerning, what really has me alarmed this week is the recent report on Israel by Amnesty International.

Words Matter

Words Matter. This past Monday, the United States honored the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. While many organizations released statements in support of Dr. King’s dream, one organization intertwined antisemitic rhetoric within their statement.

The Big Shift

The Big Shift. Every December 31st, people from all around the globe bid farewell to the current year, while looking forward to a new year filled with hope, good health, and happiness. Many set New Year’s Resolutions – to lose weight, save money, quit smoking, be kinder…the list goes on.

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Jewish Observer

Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid appointed Israel’s first special envoy for combating antisemitism and the delegitimization of Israel, naming Israeli American artist and author Noa Tishby to the position April 11 in Jerusalem. Tishby will keynote the Jewish Federation of Greater Dayton’s Presidents Dinner in the rotunda of The post Israel’s first-ever envoy to combat antisemitism will keynote Federation Presidents Dinner May 15 appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

A poem for Yom Hashoah

    By Zoe Kourlas, Grade Eight, Hastings Middle School 2022 Max May and Lydia May Memorial Holocaust Art and Writing Contest, sponsored by the Greater Dayton Holocaust Education Committee   The post A poem for Yom Hashoah appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Area Reform leaders mourn HUC vote to end residential rabbinical program in Cincinnati

By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer To say Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati’s connections with Dayton-area Reform congregations run deep would be an understatement. It was natural for the architect of Reform Judaism in the United States, Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, to reach out from his Cincinnati perch to The post Area Reform leaders mourn HUC vote to end residential rabbinical program in Cincinnati appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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