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March 17, 2021

Communit Passover Seders

For those who may be looking at what community seders will be offered, look no further!

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February 26, 2021

Federation coordinates winter storm disaster response

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston is working to coordinate a community response to last week’s winter storm through fundraising to provide direct support and by connecting individuals and families to available services.

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February 19, 2021

JFNA: We Were Built for Times Like This

We have written many times about the extraordinary ability of our Federations to respond to crises of all kinds. Unfortunately, we write today with yet another example. Still reeling from the impact of a global health pandemic, Texas was dealt a terrible blow with this week’s winter storm. Press reports confirm that freezing temperatures and a lack of power have wreaked havoc across the state. Our Federations have responded with swift action.

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February 8, 2021

Federation scholarships enable children to attend Jewish summer camp and travel to Israel

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston is now accepting applications on a rolling basis for need-based scholarships for Jewish overnight summer camp and Israel travel, including gap-year programs, which enable children and teens to participate in these transformative Jewish educational experiences.

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January 26, 2021

Jewish Federation of Greater Houston Partners with Comp-U-Dopt for City-Wide Technology Drive

During the entire month of February, the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston is partnering with Comp-U-Dopt on a city-wide technology drive to support local schoolchildren. Community members across the city are encouraged to donate their used desktop and laptop computers as well as accessories, which will then be refurbished and distributed to Houston-area students in need.

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November 2, 2020

Jewish Federation & Foundation Announce $2.8 Million in COVID Appeal Allocations

(The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and the Houston Jewish Community Foundation have approved allocations from their joint COVID-19 Emergency Appeal to 80 local and regional organizations, including $1.8 million to Jewish Family Service.

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July 31, 2020

Making a Difference in Our Community

Your support of the joint Jewish Federation of Greater Houston (JFGH) and Houston Jewish Community Foundation (HJCF) COVID-19 Emergency Appeal is making a difference. We thank you for your commitment to our Houston Jewish community.

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July 22, 2020

Velva and Fred Levine Make Historic Gift to Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston's Board of Trustees is proud to announce that longtime Federation supporters and Houston philanthropists Velva and Fred Levine have generously made the lead gift for the new Federation building, which will be named the Velva G. and H. Fred Levine Jewish Federation of Greater Houston Building.

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Winter Storm Resources

Please visit our resources page related to Winter Storm Uri for helpful links.

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