News & Events

Robert "Bob" Hiller (z"l)

We regret to inform you of the passing of Robert “Bob” Hiller, a distinguished professional dedicated to building and sustaining a strong Federation movement.

Beginning in 1948, he rose through the Federation ranks - Associate Campaign Director of the Detroit United Foundation, then As…

Houston Flood Relief

Help us to help the most vulnerable in the Jewish community devastated by the Houston flooding. 

 

Last month, over 11 inches of rain fell in some spots of Houston, inundating byways and highways, slowing first responders, knocking out power and generally bringing the southeast Texas met…

Remembering Beau Biden

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond is saddened at the tremendous loss of Beau Biden (z"l). He was a man of integrity, generosity of spirit, and a steadfast supporter of the Jewish community and of Israel. Our prayers are with the Biden family during this tragic and difficult time. Z…

Open Letter from the JCRC on VSB's Abrupt Cancellation of Israel Trip

As many of you know, the Virginia State Bar (the Bar/VSB), the Virginia agency that regulates lawyers in the Commonwealth, recently cancelled a planned trip to Israel. The Bar's emailed announcement of the cancellation, sent about four weeks ago, stated that the trip had been cancelled becau…

Joint Annual Meeting 2015

On Thursday night, May 28, The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond and Richmond Jewish Foundation held their joint annual meeting at the Weinstein JCC attended by about 175 community members. The meeting featured awards to volunteers from both agencies, remarks by President Richard…