Partner Organizations
 


 

Primary Partners.

 


The Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center aims to provide the highest quality educational, physical, and spiritual wellness programs and experiences for all ages and abilities, guided by Jewish values and culture while providing a safe, inclusive environment for the community to gather and build meaningful connections.

 

 


JFS transforms the lives of individuals and families and strengthen our community by providing the best option in care, counseling and adoption.

 

 


Beth Sholom ("House of Peace") provides quality and comprehensive residential, healthcare and community-based services to individuals of all faiths, in a manner that reflects our Jewish traditions and values. 

 

 


The Rudlin Torah Academy (RTA) provides Jewish youth in grades K-8 with an exciting combination of Jewish and general studies using both traditional and innovative instruction. RTA's students in K-8, routinely tests above the 90th percentile on standardized tests, and sends its graduates to the region’s best specialty high schools every year.

 

 


 

Partners and Synagogues we work with.

 


The Foundation is proud to serve figuratively as the community’s collection of Tzedakah boxes, attracting contributions, managing assets with fiduciary care, prudently administering endowment and donor advised funds, thoughtfully overseeing grant-making and carefully rendering distributions.

 

 


The Virginia Holocaust Museum preserves and documents the Holocaust in exhibits and its archival collections. Through the permanent exhibit, educational programming, and outreach, the museum employs the history of the Holocaust and other genocides to educate and inspire future generations of Virginians to fight prejudice and indifference.

 

 


The Beth Ahabah Museum & Archives collects, preserves, and exhibits materials that relate to Jewish history and culture - with particular emphasis on Richmond - so that Jewish history and culture may be documented, interpreted and passed on to future generations.

 

 


Located in the Fan - Reform Synagogue.

 

 


Located in the Museum District - Conservative Synagogue

 

 


Located in the Far West End - Conservative Synagogue

 

 


Located on the Southside of Richmond - Reform Synagogue

 

 


Located in the near West End - Orthodox Synagogue
 

 

 


Located in Petersburg, Virginia - Conservative Synagogue

 

 


Kehillah, the Hebrew word for community is an independent, progressive Jewish community.

 

 


Located in the West End
 

 

 


PJ Library sends free Jewish children's books to families (birth - 9 years old) every month - sharing Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions that are important to you. PJ Library welcomes all Jewish families, whatever your background, knowledge, or family make-up, or observance may be.

 

 


Aleph Bet Presschool is for children of all Jewish backgrounds. Their Montessori-inspired curriculum and low child–to-teacher ratio, enables them to nurture every child’s unique rhythm of development, inspiring confidence through independence.

 

 


Friendship Circle of Virginia (FCVA) aims to create an inclusive community by facilitating friendships and social opportunities for people with and without disabilities to connect through meaningful social experiences at home and throughout the community. 

 

 

 

The mission of Jewish Student Union is to get more Jewish teens attending public high schools to do something Jewish!

 

 


BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences.

 

 

NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism.

 

 

USY is USCJ's youth movement for Conservative Jewish teens across North America. For more than 60 years, USY has taught young Jews the values and skills they need to become exceptional leaders in their religious and secular communities.

 

 


JELF provides interest-free, last dollar loans to Jewish students in need for their higher ed.

 

 


At Birthright Israel Foundation they strive to raise the necessary funds to send every eligible young Jewish adult on Birthright Israel.

 

 


Virginia Commonwealth University Hillel

 

 


University of Richmond Hillel

 

 


Brody Jewish Center - University of Virginia Hillel

 

 


Virginia Tech Hillel

 

 


William & Mary Hillel

 

 


Radford University Hillel

 

 


University of Mary Washington Hillel

 

 


Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial Cemetary's primary goal is to memoralize victims of the Holocaust, whose descendants live(d) in the greater Richmond area, through maintaining the historic Holocaust Memorial landmark, and promoting Holocaust education.

 

 


Honeymoon Israel’s mission is to provide immersive trips to Israel for locally based cohorts of couples that have at least one Jewish partner, early in their committed relationship, creating communities of couples who are building families with deep and meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people​.

 

 


A volunteer women's organization whose members are inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in the US.

 

 


Kosher certification 

 


 

Overseas Partners

 


JDC (the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee or "The Joint") - the global Jewish 9-1-1. The leading Jewish humanitarian organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives and strengthen communities.

 

 


From founding and building the State of Israel to planting and nurturing the seeds of friendship between Jewish communities separated by distance, since 1929, they have been working to secure a vibrant Jewish future for generations to come.

 

 

Partnership 2Gether (P2G) creates relationships between the people of the Hadera-Eiron region in Israel and 11 southeastern US communities, including Richmond. 

 

 

 

Since 2016 Richmond has partnered and supported our sister city of Zaporozhye, Ukraine. We have shared travel experiences, supported programs at the Mazel Tov JCC and helped to rekindle Jewish like in the community.
 

 

 

ENP works to ensure the full and successful integration of Ethiopian-Israelis into Israeli society.  ENP works tirelessly to prevent the creation of a black underclass in Israel by launching targeted, evaluated initiatives that enable community members to grasp their full potential.


ORT, whose global educational network, schools, colleges, and international programs propel more than 100,000 students in more than 30 countries to develop careers and lead fulfilling, independent lives. With generous support from our donors, ORT’s schools and programs reach underserved students by bridging the gap between aptitude and opportunity, as we work to expand knowledge, build autonomy, and strengthen Jewish identity. ORT expands access to high quality STEM education, while simultaneously enriching individuals’ Jewish identities. In the process, ORT is bringing back to life a religious and cultural experience that was lost to many regions for decades. Through the study of Jewish culture, language, history and traditions, ORT’s Jewish curriculum counters assimilation, renews Jewish communal life, and deepens connections to Jewish identity for generations to come.