Our Monthly Newsletter - eYachad

The Impact of our Emergency COVID Funding

When COVID-19 first hit in March, Jewish Federation responded quickly and distributed more than $500,000 in emergency targeted funding to address urgent community needs during the first weeks of impact. While we continue to assess the long-term needs of the community, we want to highlight th…

Catching Up with PJ Library

With social distancing on the horizon for the foreseeable future, young families with children are on the constant lookout for engaging and educational activities that they can do together at home or safely outside. Our PJ Library program is playing an increasingly important role in keeping …

Day of Giving: Coming Together to Support Jewish Education

At a time when personal computer screens and home dining room tables are serving double duty as impromptu classrooms, our appreciation for Jewish day schools, and the education their dedicated teachers provide, has taken on a new meaning. But having to switch to distance learning is only one…

Public Speaking Contest: Digital Edition

When COVID-19 started to impact our community, one of the first events affected was Jewish Federation’s annual Public Speaking Contest. Originally scheduled for March 12, 2020, the event was indefinitely postponed for public health and safety reasons.

Some good news: a digital edition of …

Supporting Our Community

As many of you may have read in our recent Shabbat Message, we have been able to increase the amount of initial funding we are releasing to support our partner agencies and community organizations that have been strongly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The new total is more than $500,000, a…