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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July 16, 2020

Supporting our Community Through the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken our community and our world. How we respond to it may be the defining moment of this generation. As leaders of the Jewish community, we are determined to ensure that our families and institutions are able to persevere. Just as we have in the past, we lead with the mindset that “people come first.”

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June 18, 2020

Thank you, Federation!

Our partners shared their thanks for the Federation and all it does to support them.

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June 18, 2020

JRAN Opens Conversation On Security Of Our Jewish Institutions

As Jewish houses of prayer and institutions in Houston begin to reopen, one thing that shouldn’t return to normal: security. Prior to COVID, the traditional approach to security was decentralized. Each entity conducted its own assessment and developed its own safety plan. At a June 11 meeting, entitled “Securing Our Jewish Institutions,” the Federation’s Jewish Response and Action Network offered a new model for a coordinated rapid community response before, during and after a critical anti-Semitic incident.

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June 2, 2020

Federation Virtual Awards to Celebrate Community

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston is rolling out the red carpet to honor six community leaders and spotlight the good work happening in and around Jewish Houston. The virtual awards ceremony, which honors both lay leaders and Jewish communal professionals, will be held at 7 pm on Thursday, June 18, 2020. All community members and Jewish communal professionals are encouraged to logon as the people and organizations who power Jewish life in Houston take center stage.

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New CEO Announcement

July 28, 2021

The Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston is pleased to announce that it has unanimously selected Renee Wizig-Barrios as the Federation’s next President & Chief Executive Officer.

We Stand as One

June 17, 2021

The board and staff had a lot of fun making this music video that so well encapsulates our Houston Jewish community.

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