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

  • 2018 JJN Summer Magazine available now!

    The wait is finally over! The 2018 Jacksonville Jewish News Summer Magazine is available now! This issue contains stories of what is going on in our community and around the world. Look for feature stories from the Federation, the JCA, and Jewish Family & Community Services, as well as Years in Review from the Federation, its partner organizations, and organizations in the community.

  • Federation Board President featured on River City Live

    In February, Federation Board President was featured on River City Live to promote the Federation's annual event, Super Sunday. In the interview, Ken talked about how Federation dollars impact those around the community and the world. River City Live also interviewed two Holocaust survivors who have benefited from the help Federation provides.

  • Federation announces an additional low cost trip to Israel in 2018

    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville is announcing a Mission to Israel which will occur prior to the Jewish Federation of North America’s General Assembly taking place in Tel Aviv next fall. The dates for the mission are Oct. 13 – 22 and the GA begins on the 22nd. All arrangements will be made for those staying on and attending the conference afterwards.

  • Shelly the Shlicha makes her way in and around Mandarin

    Jacksonville Community Shlicha Shelly Shalev has had a busy fall as she’s made numerous stops at local agencies, schools and synagogues while putting on quality programming for attendees to enjoy. From a Chanukah party at Staton High School with Rabbi A.Y. Cohen if Etz Chaim Synagogue and the Jewish Students Union to a talk at River Garden Senior Services about Jewish Nobel Prize winners, she has been there to inform and inspire.

  • Federation Partner Spotlight: River Garden Senior Services

    Since 1946, River Garden has been providing an array of excellent elder care programs and services in Northeast Florida. Sponsored by the organized Jacksonville Jewish community, River Garden serves clients from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds while maintaining an environment supportive of Jewish identity and informed by Jewish values.



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