These spotlight stories, previously published in the Jacksonville Jewish News, show how your Federation dollars are helping Jews here and throughout the world.

  • Sundara founder Erin Zaikis to speak at this year’s Girlfriend Connection

    Last fall, several Jacksonville women attended the International Lion of Judah Conference in Washington, D.C., hearing a mix of engaging and moving presentations and lectures. A few though, stood out from the rest and that’s why the Women’s Division is excited to bring one of those extraordinary women to Northeast Florida for the annual Girlfriend Connection, Thursday, May 18th at 6 p.m., inside the Jacksonville Jewish Center.

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    Last fall, several Jacksonville women attended the International Lion of Judah Conference in Washington, D.C., hearing a mix of engaging and moving presentations and lectures. A few though, stood out from the rest and that’s why the Women’s Division is excited to bring one of t...

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    Last fall, several Jacksonville women attended the International Lion of Judah Conference in Washington, D.C., hearing a mix of engaging and moving presentations and lectures. A few ...

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    Last fall, several Jacksonville women attended the International Lion of Judah Conference in Washington, D.C., h...

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    Last fall, several Jacksonville women attended the International Lion of...

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  • World renowned Israeli scouts to perform at Federation's annual mtg, June 8

    The Jewish federation of Jacksonville will host its annual Five Agency Meeting and celebration, Thursday, June 8 at River Garden Senior Services, and performing after the formal installation of board members and officers of the four partner agencies will be the world renowned Israeli Scouts. The Tzofim Friendship Caravan is celebrating more than 40 years of bringing excitement, energy and friendship to North America.

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    The Jewish federation of Jacksonville will host its annual Five Agency Meeting and celebration, Thursday, June 8 at River Garden Senior Services, and performing after the formal installation of board members and officers of the four partner agencies will be the world renowned Israe...

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    The Jewish federation of Jacksonville will host its annual Five Agency Meeting and celebration, Thursday, June 8 at River Garden Senior Services, and performing after the formal inst...

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    The Jewish federation of Jacksonville will host its annual Five Agency Meeting and celebration, Thursday, June 8...

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  • rGEN’s philanthropic efforts celebrated with recent rGENerosity fundraiser

    This campaign year, the community’s young adults were challenged to increase their giving to Federation by considering making a donation of at least $2 per week to the Federation’s annual campaign. In late March, gracious event hosts Kimberly and Richard Sisisky helped to thank the community’s next generation of philanthropists at their beautiful home.

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    This campaign year, the community’s young adults were challenged to increase their giving to Federation by considering making a donation of at least $2 per week to the Federation’s annual campaign. In late March, gracious event hosts Kimberly and Richard Sisisky helped to thank...

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    This campaign year, the community’s young adults were challenged to increase their giving to Federation by considering making a donation of at least $2 per week to the Federation...

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    This campaign year, the community’s young adults were challenged to increase their giving to Federation by con...

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    This campaign year, the community’s young adults were challenged to in...

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  • JFCS sponsors month-long Holocaust programming in the community

    The Northeast Florida Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education put on a multi-panel large format exhibition this past month, called ‘Shoah - The Holocaust: How was it Humanly Possible?’ This multi-panel large format expo was produced and provided by Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem.

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    The Northeast Florida Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education put on a multi-panel large format exhibition this past month, called ‘Shoah - The Holocaust: How was it Humanly Possible?’ This multi-panel large format expo was produced and provided by Yad Vashem, the Wor...

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    The Northeast Florida Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education put on a multi-panel large format exhibition this past month, called ‘Shoah - The Holocaust: How was it Human...

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    The Northeast Florida Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education put on a multi-panel large format exhibiti...

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    The Northeast Florida Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education pu...

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  • Jax's Iris Kraemer honored during Israel's Partnership's regional meeting

    The Hadera-Eiron Southeast Consortium Partnership honored Jacksonville resident, Iris Kraemer for her outstanding service at their most recent steering committee meeting in Richmond, Va. Kraemer completed her term as the Southeast U.S. Consortium Volunteer Chair for its cherished partnership with Hadera-Eiron.

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    The Hadera-Eiron Southeast Consortium Partnership honored Jacksonville resident, Iris Kraemer for her outstanding service at their most recent steering committee meeting in Richmond, Va. Kraemer completed her term as the Southeast U.S. Consortium Volunteer Chair for its cherished p...

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    The Hadera-Eiron Southeast Consortium Partnership honored Jacksonville resident, Iris Kraemer for her outstanding service at their most recent steering committee meeting in Richmond,...

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    The Hadera-Eiron Southeast Consortium Partnership honored Jacksonville resident, Iris Kraemer for her outstandin...

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    The Hadera-Eiron Southeast Consortium Partnership honored Jacksonville r...

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  • Documentary on Jews and basketball to be shown at River Garden, June 11th

    Did you know a Jewish kid from New York scored the first basket in the NBA? Find out more about this piece of trivia and more Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m., as Shalom Jacksonville will show the documentary film, ‘The First Basket’ at River Garden Senior Services. Though basketball was invented by Dr. James Naismith in Springfield, Mass., the game spread like wildfire through the turn-of-the-century New York settlement houses and proved a perfect fit for urban Jewish kids.

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    Did you know a Jewish kid from New York scored the first basket in the NBA? Find out more about this piece of trivia and more Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m., as Shalom Jacksonville will show the documentary film, ‘The First Basket’ at River Garden Senior Services. Though basketbal...

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    Did you know a Jewish kid from New York scored the first basket in the NBA? Find out more about this piece of trivia and more Sunday, June 11, at 2 p.m., as Shalom Jacksonville will...

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    Did you know a Jewish kid from New York scored the first basket in the NBA? Find out more about this piece of t...

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    Did you know a Jewish kid from New York scored the first basket in the N...

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  • Pair of talks on Jacksonville Jewish history to be given during May

    May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), which is a national commemoration of the contributions that American Jews have made to the fabric of our nation’s history, culture and society. Jews began coming to Florida as early as 1763 in Pensacola, and in the Jacksonville area in the mid 1830s and ‘40s. To learn more about the early Jewish settlers in Jacksonville , come and hear Temple Archivist Hazel Mack talk about the city’s Jewish history, Monday May 8th at 12 p.m.

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    May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), which is a national commemoration of the contributions that American Jews have made to the fabric of our nation’s history, culture and society. Jews began coming to Florida as early as 1763 in Pensacola, and in the Jacksonville area ...

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    May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), which is a national commemoration of the contributions that American Jews have made to the fabric of our nation’s history, culture and...

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    May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), which is a national commemoration of the contributions that Americ...

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    May is Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM), which is a national commem...

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PAST SPOTLIGHTS

JCA to host Jacksonville’s official Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebration, Apr. 30th

An open letter to the Jacksonville Jewish Community about the JCF

Jacksonville Jewish Center to host Yom Hashoah commemoration, Apr. 23rd

JFCS launches year-long celebration of 100 Years of Hope

Renowned Israeli artist, Hanoch Piven makes a stop in Jacksonville

Trio of Jax women set to participate in P2G's Leadership2Gether program

Super Sunday 2017 nets nearly $175,000 in funds for the community

Dining with dad: Jax brothers make time for weekly meals with their father

Repairs to historic St. Augustine synagogue begin after Hurricane Matthew

Local clergy make appearance at city council meeting in support of HRO

One man’s quest to bring Jewish music to Jacksonville

Shalom Jax’s Jewish Java proves to be a monthly morning favorite

JCA leads impactful trip to Israel for local agency professionals

Anne Frank exhibition takes center stage at the MOSH through Feb. 12th

Strangers become fast friends for Jacksonville educator on recent P2G trip

Florida First Coast Relief Fund awards $390,000 to help Hurricane Matthew

Society of Healers holds ethical discussion at the MOSH

rGEN reaches multiple generations through December Chanukah programming

Inside the Eruv: A glimpse into Mandarin’s not so noticeable pedestrian highway

What exactly is the correct spelling for the holiday known as the festival of lights?

Make the call and be the super (Sunday) hero our community needs this Feb.

JFCS quietly surpasses original campaign goals, eyes new target

Historic St. Augustine synagogue struggles to cleanup following Hurricane Matthew

Trio of Federation employees spend memorable weekend of partnership with Israelis

200 plus ladies partake in community’s first ever multi-generational mega challah bake

rGEN announces free Israel travel opportunity for 2017 JFNA Campaigners’ Mission

Federation Partners with Northeast Florida's Largest Fundraisers for Hurricane Relief Fund

Jacksonville Jewish community reflects on fond memories of Shimon Peres

Dan Nichols & Eighteen rock the Temple at Federation’s annual campaign kickoff

rGEN’s annual break-the-fast is a continued success

Jacksonville teen expects the unexpected on Federation sponsored trip to Israel

Federation mourns the loss of immediate past president Hal Resnick

Ladies 12 and older invited to Jacksonville’s first ever Multi-Generational Mega Challah Bake

rGEN’s networking behind the net blends soccer and socializing with local young professionals

JCA takes Jewish teens to St. Louis for annual JCC Maccabi Games

Lederman talks to Society of Healers Division about Judaism and its role in medicine

River Garden receives eighth consecutive award for excellence in long-term care

Federation employee participates in international Partnership2Gether learning experience

Shalom Jax’s Jewish Java finds permanent home at River Garden