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60 Days of Giving: Global Impact Through Aliyah

The Jewish Agency for Israel (JA) helps bring Jews from all over the world to build their home in Israel. Whether they are fulfilling a dream or escaping a nightmare, JA efforts have brought more than 3 million Jews to Israel since 1949. They continue this work today.  

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60 Days of Giving: Empowering Elders Through Education

Thanks to an Impact Grant from the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR), the Beth Sholom Lifecare Community continues to raise awareness for elder abuse. With current funding from the Federation, we are able to provide education that is needed in this area.  Most recently we held …

60 Days of Giving: Building Jewish Life and Lives in Zaparozhe, Ukraine

The Dudnichenko Family       

“Bad guys with guns and rockets were going boom-boom.”

That’s how Ilya Dudnichenko, 7, remembers his hometown of Donetsk. He hasn’t seen his house or city, or his father, since February 2015, when JDC helped evacuate Ilya, his mother, Tatiana, and …

60 Days of Giving: EDUCATING Children with Federation Supported RJCL

EDUCATING Children with Federation Supported RJCL

By Sandi Fogelson


Thank you to RJCL for the awesome opportunity to mentor a student at Swansboro Elementary School!

When I retired after 14 wonderful years of teaching 4-year-old preschoolers, my neighbor, Claudia Biegler, suggested I …

60 Days of Giving: Midor L'dor Inspiring Community

Inspiring Community: Midor L’dor Brings Together Children & Seniors

 Shining Faces for Senior ‘Buddies’

When I arrived in Richmond over a year ago, I found the Weinstein JCC and its senior programs as soon as possible. My first experiences included lunches with preschoolers who woul…