Executive Director's Message

Executive Director Alan Margolies' message

Upcoming events

This is such an exciting time for Federation and the Jewish community. I wanted to share with you what we have to look forward to over the course of the next few months:  

  • This coming Saturday evening is our major gifts event at Kimberly and Richard Sisisky's home. Michael Siegal, cha…

Synagogue attack

A representative from the media recently approached me to ask how I felt about the incident in which “people from Palestine” carried out an attack on a holy site in Israel. Of course, the question itself required some correction because, as we know thus far, there is no independent state…

Annual Campaign

This is the time of year when we are in the heart of our annual campaign. Thus far we have raised over $400,000 - a 10% increase over last year.

At our campaign opening event, we learned about the amazing work performed by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, one of our inter…

Campaign Kickoff Event

This summer we were fortunate to partner with our local synagogues and agencies to create and present two successful community-wide events: the Israel solidarity event and the Rich Recht concert.

Federation now invites everyone in the community to our 2015 Campaign Kickoff Event, which wi…

Sound of Many Waters

The Sound of Many Waters - an exhibit from talented artists of our Southeast Consortium and Israel Partnership region - will be on display at the Jewish Community Alliance beginning today, Sept. 5. Jacksonville is part of the Southeast Consortium that includes Nashville, Richmond, Charlotte,…