May 4, 2020

Jewish Teens Struggling in the Coronavirus Era, Jewish Groups Extend a Lifeline

Makayla Wigder, a high school senior from Houston, had been looking forward to the prom, graduation and one last summer with her friends before leaving for college. Then came the coronavirus pandemic. Now those plans appear highly unlikely to materialize.

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May 3, 2020

Mensch Out Supports Federation & Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

This May, the Jewish community is receiving an extra burst of support from the Mensch Out campaign. Three communications firms joined forces to create Mensch Out to help Jewish-owned and Jewish-run restaurants, retailers, and businesses which are struggling during the COVID-19 Stay Home, Work Safe order.


April 28, 2020

Federation and Foundation Launch Joint Fundraising Appeal to Help Jewish Community Address COVID-19 Pandemic

To ensure Jewish life in Houston endures during this unprecedented time, the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and the Houston Jewish Community Foundation have partnered to launch a joint COVID-19 Emergency Appeal with an initial fundraising goal of $5 million.

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April 20, 2020

Zikaron BaSalon 2020

Dr. Anna Steinberger shared her story of being a Holocaust Survivor virtually at the Federation's Zikaron BaSalon / Memories in the Living Room event which honors those lost in the Holocaust.

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March 4, 2020

CRES Spring 2020 Event

On March 4 nearly 100 people gathered at McGovern Centennial Gardens for our first Commercial Real Estate Society event exclusively for Society members.

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January 1, 2019


Will you have a first-time camper at a Jewish overnight camp this summer? If so, you may be eligible for a non-needs-based grant of up to $1,000 from One Happy Camper. Don't miss out! Learn more and apply today at:…/one-happy-camper

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January 1, 2019

Camp & Israel Scholarship Now Available

Our new Camp & Israel Scholarship application form is now live. Need-based scholarships are available for:

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December 26, 2019

Muslim-Jewish Christmas Eve Roundtable Fosters Discussions and Understanding

This Christmas Eve, Houston’s Jewish and Muslim communities came together for a beautiful program focused on open-mindedness, solidarity, and friendship. 

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March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

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