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JCFR on FBI's Operation to Thwart Potential Terror of Supremacist Group


November 10, 2015

CONTACT: Samuel H. Asher, CEO Jewish Community Federation of Richmond or 804-545-8626; Richard S. Samet, President, Jewish Community Federation of Richmond

RICHMOND, VA – The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond offers…

Carolyn Grandis Honored with JCFR L’ Dor V’or/Woman of Valor

Carolyn Grandis, who has been an active  volunteer for the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond for the last 50 years, was honored with the annual L’Dor V’dor/Woman of Valor Award on Nov. 19.

More than 75 people attended the luncheon, including many of her family members.  It  was…

60 Days of IMPACT: The Power of Community

Since moving to Richmond in 2011, I have been fortunate to witness the great power of community. The Jewish people are a unique people with a unique history, and with unity, greatness can be achieved. Many of my congregants are blessed to be able to go to a Jewish day school, a Jewish pre-sc…

60 Days of Impact: Agency Partnering for Measurable Change

My name is Amy Nisenson and I have been in Richmond for more than 32 years, moving here when I married my husband David, right after college. 

I am fortunate to serve on the Federation Board and have the pleasure of chairing our Impact Grants committee. The Impact Grants allow the Federati…

JCFR Men's Event: "Spirits, Suds & Supper" with Scott Harris

Join us for "Spirits, Suds & Supper" with Scott Harris. Your $25 covers a delicious meal and samples of Scott's spirits. Hear his amazing success story and enjoy a men's night out! 

Scott, and his wife Becky, are the founders of Catoctin Creek Distillery. He was recently named by Southern …