Executive Director's Message

Executive Director Alan Margolies' message

Operation Protective Edge

Everyone is concerned over the situation in Israel. I want to provide a summary of what we are receiving from our national organization, from our partner agencies in Israel and other sources.

Annual Meeting 2014

Photo: Sandy Zimmerman and family

By now, I imagine most members of the community are aware that our Jewish community is the only one in which the Jewish Federation and our local Jewish agencies - the Jewish Community Alliance, Jewish Family & Community Services, River Garden Hebrew Home an…


Sometimes I am asked what is the value added for having our national organization, the Jewish Federations of North America. 
One of the most clear and important examples is occurring right now, as JFNA works in partnership with our international partners in response to the fragile situation…

JCA's Israel program

While proofreading the Jacksonville Jewish News for March, I was excited to see our new, vibrant logos displayed in the paper. I was equally impressed by the wonderful and important work carried out by our local and overseas recipient agencies. Featured on the front page of the March issue, …

Answer the call Super Sunday

Shabbat Shalom!

Super Sunday, our Federation’s annual phone- a-thon, will take place this Sunday morning, Feb. 2. Chaired this year by our rGEN steering committee, Super Sunday is one of our most important fundraising events of the year. We will connect with more of our donors on Super Su…