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Rosh Hashanah Potluck
Thursday September 5- 6:00pm
RSVP for address and let us know what you plan to bring!

Are you going to be in Richmond for Rosh Hashanah? Then come to our home-hosted potluck dinner sponsored by Birthright NEXT.

Bring your favorite non-dairy Rosh Hashanah dish! Only KOSHER meat, please!
It isn't holiday dinner without brisket- so both Brisket and Chicken Soup will be provided!

Torah on Tap
Monday September 9- 6:00 pm
Capital Ale House 4024-A Cox Road
How does the fun & excitement of Purim relate to the somber repentance of Yom HakiPURIM?

Find out with another fun & informative Torah on Tap event with Rabbi Moskowitz of TLC: Torah Learning Connection.
And all beer is still FREE!

Shabbat under the Stars
Friday September 20- 6:30 pm
RSVP for address
In honor of Sukkot, we will enjoy a lovely Shabbat dinner under a Sukkah.

Come join us for a wonderful home hosted meal!

Apple Picking in Charlottesville
Sunday September 29- 12:00 pm
Carter Mountain Orchard 575 Thomas Jefferson Parkway

Enjoy the fresh air, beautiful scenery & amazing apple cider donuts!

Come with us for a wonderful day in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains for pick your own apples at Carter Mountain Orchard.
Meet at the Weinstein JCC at 12:00 pm; leave Charlottesville around 3:30 to return to Richmond 

Bring the whole family! This is a family-friendly event!!

Looking ahead to October…

-Shabbat Dinner, Friday October 11
-Happy Hour, Tuesday October 15
-Network Mishpacha, Tuesday October 22
-Pub Crawl, Satruday October 26

YAD & Network JCFR

The Young Adult Division (YAD)  and the Network are both opportunities for young leaders (ages 22-45) to get involved in the Richmond Jewish community and make a difference in the world at large. YAD focuses on the annual campaign while the Network offers outreach and engagement programs.

For more information and to get involved, contact 
Melanie Phillips, Young Leadership Director or (804)545-8623


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Joing The Ben Gurion Society & Shape Our Community!

The Ben-Gurion Society is a donor recognition program for individuals ages 25-45 who make a minimum individual gift of at least $1,000 to the Federation Annual Campaign.

BGS embodies Ben-Gurion's legacy, that young men and women use their vision and combine their power, passion and resources to build a strong and responsible Jewish community at home, in Israel, and around the world – through leadership development, networking opportunities, and special events. Join us today!

For more information, contact Shoshanna Schechter-Shaffin, by phone at 804-545-8626, or by e-mail at

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