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Network JCFR Holds Happy House with a Cause

Young leadership cabinet member Ashley Noel knows how successful happy hours work, so she decided to implement some social justice right into one of Network's most popular programs. 

Noel partnered with the Feedmore food bank, and with the help of our crowd of over 30, we were able to…

JCFR on FBI's Operation to Thwart Potential Terror of Supremacist Group


November 10, 2015

CONTACT: Samuel H. Asher, CEO Jewish Community Federation of Richmond or 804-545-8626; Richard S. Samet, President, Jewish Community Federation of Richmond

RICHMOND, VA – The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond offers…

Carolyn Grandis Honored with JCFR L’ Dor V’or/Woman of Valor

Carolyn Grandis, who has been an active  volunteer for the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond for the last 50 years, was honored with the annual L’Dor V’dor/Woman of Valor Award on Nov. 19.

More than 75 people attended the luncheon, including many of her family members.  It  was…

60 Days of IMPACT: The Power of Community

Since moving to Richmond in 2011, I have been fortunate to witness the great power of community. The Jewish people are a unique people with a unique history, and with unity, greatness can be achieved. Many of my congregants are blessed to be able to go to a Jewish day school, a Jewish pre-sc…

60 Days of Impact: Agency Partnering for Measurable Change

My name is Amy Nisenson and I have been in Richmond for more than 32 years, moving here when I married my husband David, right after college. 

I am fortunate to serve on the Federation Board and have the pleasure of chairing our Impact Grants committee. The Impact Grants allow the Federati…