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

  • Hello … do you want to change the world this Super Sunday?

    Volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville will be calling you on Super Sunday, Feb. 4. When you answer that call, please say ‘yes’, whether it is for the first time or you are continuing to support Jewish people in need here in Jacksonville and around the world. The Federation ensures that your gifts provide a safety net and life-changing services to members of our community, from the youngest to the most senior among us.

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    Volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville will be calling you on Super Sunday, Feb. 4. When you answer that call, please say ‘yes’, whether it is for the first time or you are continuing to support Jewish people in need here in Jacksonville and around the world. Th...

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    Volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville will be calling you on Super Sunday, Feb. 4. When you answer that call, please say ‘yes’, whether it is for the first time ...

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    Volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Jacksonville will be calling you on Super Sunday, Feb. 4. When you ans...

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  • Renowned Kosher chef Jamie Geller acts as main course for combined event

    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville invites the Lions of Judah and all major donors to experience the ‘Joy of Kosher’ on Saturday, Jan. 20, for a combined Major Gifts event, featuring ‘Queen of Kosher’ Chef Jamie Geller. The program which will include dinner and a cooking demonstration will start at 7 p.m. In past years, the Federation has held two separate events, one for Lions of Judah, or women who give $5,000 or more annually, and then another later in the year f...

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    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville invites the Lions of Judah and all major donors to experience the ‘Joy of Kosher’ on Saturday, Jan. 20, for a combined Major Gifts event, featuring ‘Queen of Kosher’ Chef Jamie Geller. The program which will include dinner and a cookin...

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    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville invites the Lions of Judah and all major donors to experience the ‘Joy of Kosher’ on Saturday, Jan. 20, for a combined Major Gifts event, fe...

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    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville invites the Lions of Judah and all major donors to experience the ‘Joy o...

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    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville invites the Lions of Judah and all...

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  • Nocatee Jewish community, like small St. Johns city grows at rapid rate

    At first glance while driving east on the Nocatee Parkway you would have no idea that you are approaching the third fastest-growing community in the United States. Beyond the lush green grass and towering palm trees sits multiple subdivisions where carefully dug dirt and freshly poured concrete are paving the way for future families to live.

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    At first glance while driving east on the Nocatee Parkway you would have no idea that you are approaching the third fastest-growing community in the United States. Beyond the lush green grass and towering palm trees sits multiple subdivisions where carefully dug dirt and freshly po...

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    At first glance while driving east on the Nocatee Parkway you would have no idea that you are approaching the third fastest-growing community in the United States. Beyond the lush gr...

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    At first glance while driving east on the Nocatee Parkway you would have no idea that you are approaching the th...

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    At first glance while driving east on the Nocatee Parkway you would have...

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  • JFCS Executive Director Colleen Rodriguez honored for 20 years of service

    It was a Friday, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. People were enjoying listening to Candle in the Wind by Elton John, Steve Jobs had returned to Apple as its CEO after quitting 12 years earlier, and Titanic would hit movie theaters in less than a month. The year was 1997. Iris Young was the Executive Director of JFCS, the agency was located on Cardinal Point Drive, and Colleen Rodriguez was hired as social worker on a Department of Juvenile Justice.

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    It was a Friday, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. People were enjoying listening to Candle in the Wind by Elton John, Steve Jobs had returned to Apple as its CEO after quitting 12 years earlier, and Titanic would hit movie theaters in less than a month. The year was...

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    It was a Friday, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. People were enjoying listening to Candle in the Wind by Elton John, Steve Jobs had returned to Apple as its CEO afte...

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    It was a Friday, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. People were enjoying listening to Candle in th...

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    It was a Friday, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. People...

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  • 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.

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    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 arrangem...

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    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...

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    The Jewish Federation of Jacksonville is announcing a Mission to Israel which will occur prior to the Jewish Fed...

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  • 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.

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    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 Syna...

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    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 att...

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    Jacksonville Community Shlicha Shelly Shalev has had a busy fall as she’s made numerous stops at local agencie...

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    Jacksonville Community Shlicha Shelly Shalev has had a busy fall as she...

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  • 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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    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 environm...

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    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, Riv...

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    Since 1946, River Garden has been providing an array of excellent elder care programs and services in Northeast ...

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    Since 1946, River Garden has been providing an array of excellent elder ...

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    Since 1946, River Garden has been providin...

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