Executive Director's Message

Executive Director Alan Margolies' message

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,…

Talking to our college-age children

A message to share with our college-age young people:

As the young members of the community return to campus this fall, they may be confronted with anti-Israel messages. We want to reach out to our kids and provide them with information they can use to respond in a knowledgeable way.

S…