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RJCL Makes a Difference for Area Students

Children are our greatest asset! The Richmond Jewish Coalition for Literacy (RJCL) works to make a difference for children here, in Israel, and around the world. The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond supports the RJCL.

For over 15 years, the RJCL has worked with Richmond Public School…

Inspiring Jewish Life at UVa

Every day I am inspired by the Jewish students who I work with at UVa. Their passion and desire to learn, and make the world a better place are insatiable. UVa students are bright, talented individuals who will go on to be leaders in their professions and communities. We want these incredib…

Inspiring Students is Life's Work

I believe things happen for a reason, because in my soul I know that we are all connected. Yes, we are individuals responsible for our own judgments and in possession of our own free will, but nonetheless we are part of something larger. The fact that we are connected implies that we are not…

Camp Sababa: Inspiring to Children, Meaningful to Parents

Two summers ago, my wife and I were looking to fill another week of summer for my children, when I remembered hearing about Camp Sababa. I found the email that I had received from the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and was intrigued by the idea of my children getting together with o…

Engaging in Federation's Mission

My passion for Federation is rooted deeply from childhood, growing up in an Israeli-American home in Baltimore, very close to my grandmother who was a Holocaust survivor and among a family who was very active in the Jewish community in Baltimore and also in Israel. I am so grateful for this…