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PJ Library celebrates Havdalah

On Saturday, Jan. 13, just following Shabbat, PJ Library families gathered at the home of Lauren and Michael Plotkin and their three boys for a special Havdalah program in partnership with Temple Beth-El. 

Along with a moving Havdalah service and story time led by Rabbi Michael Knopf, the …

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Temple Beth El’s Rabbi Emeritus Gary Creditor and the Rev. William L. Sachs, Ph.D., Priest Associate at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and executive director of the Center for Interfaith Reconciliation in R…

Passover in Zaporozhye

Passover in Zaporozhye

The JCFR supports our sister city, Zaporozhye in Ukraine.  We wanted to share this story about how the Zaporozhye Jewish community celebrated the recent Passover holiday.

Over 230 elderly participants and 30 young Hesed volunteers joined together to celebrate Passov…

JCFR Launches The Pearl Society

The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond has launched The Pearl Society, a new young women’s giving society. The Pearl Society recognizes young women who want to give from the heart and feel a connection to the Jewish community by making a gift of $180 or more to the Jewish Federation…