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60 Days of Giving: ‘EnRich for Life’ Engages Seniors

Moving to a new city is difficult for anyone, but imagine trying to do it later in life. That’s what we did over a year ago, when we moved from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Richmond, Virginia in order to be closer to our kids and grandchildren in Richmond and Cary, North Carolina.

After movi…

60 Days of Giving, Enlightening community 365 days a year By Gary Goldberg

Our grandson, “Geno,” who lives with our daughter and son-in-law in California, receives a carefully selected book every month from the PJ Library program. Once he points to the delivered package and declares “Book!” he tears into it. Then he and his parents sit down and ‘read’ i…

60 Days of Giving: Supporting Our Community

For over 80 years the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond has supported Jews here in Richmond, Virginia and Jews in need across the globe.  Our tradition of caring for the Jewish people is the foundation of the Jewish Community of Richmond’s mission and our fundraising efforts, partne…

VA GENERAL ASSEMBLY OVERWHELMINGLY PASSES HJ177

The Jewish Communities across the Commonwealth jointly thank the General Assembly for its bipartisan support of House Joint Resolution 177, a forceful condemnation of the discriminatory and anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS).

The Virginia General Assembly denounce…

Jaffa Terror Victim was US Army vet, Vanderbilt Student

With great sadness, the JCFR learned of the three terrorist attacks that struck at Israelis and civilian tourists in Israel, yesterday. Over 13 individuals were harmed. Among the wounded were American students from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. Taylor Force, 29, a native of Texas…