News

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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December 31, 2019

Standing Up to Anti-Semitism

Looking forward to 2020, we will continue to build bridges between people and work toward a more compassionate world.

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December 15, 2019

Kehillah High Alternative Winter Break

We're proud to partner with Kehillah High on their Alternative Winter Break. Over the past few days, these incredible teens have been donating their time and talents to various organizations across our city!

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January 1, 2020

IsraAID Assists With Community Emergency Response Preparedness

This past December, the Federation has hosted a team from the Israeli NGO, IsraAID, to begin the dialogue of how we continue our work in a post-Harvey Houston. After a week of meetings with Jewish organizations from across the spectrum, IsraAID concluded their time in Houston with a workshop on their findings. This is just the start of a bigger conversation on collaboration and proactive measures we, as a community, can take to be better prepared for future emergencies.

January 6, 2020

Parents and Teachers Learn to Foster a Growth Mindset

The Jewish Education Department hosts a number of workshops for both Day School and Congregational teachers. In January, the JED offered workshops for more than 30 parents and 160 teachers featuring Rabbi Chaim Ellis, LISW-S, on how to raise resilient children who can overcome adversity and challenges.

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March 3, 2020

Chalon I'atid

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston is proud to fund Chalon L'atid (“window to the future”), which provides opportunities for Jewish students from Houston's suburban congregations to participate in meaningful learning experiences.

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February 16, 2020

Yom Limmud

Thrilled to have the 26th Annual Yom Limmud today where more than 1,300 of our community members joined us! There was something for everyone at our day of learning. Thank you to the Barish family, Chair King Backyard Store , Congregation Beth Israel - Houston, TX, our chairs Steve & Sandra Finkelman, and all our volunteers for making today possible.

January 1, 2020

School's Out Help Out

School’s Out, Help Out is a partnership between the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston and its Act Now and PJ Library initiatives, the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center and you.

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Announcements

One Night- A Virtual Community Celebration

January 5, 2021

ONE Night. FOUR Communities. The Power of the Collective. Join us for an amazing and entertaining evening as we partner with the Jewish Federations in Dallas, Milwaukee, and St. Louis to bring all our communities together for an event that celebrates the power of the collective. One Night will feature Sebastian Maniscalco, The New York Times “...hottest comic in America;” Don Felder, a former lead guitarist of the Eagles; and Sue Bird, WNBA star of the Seattle Storm.

For more information & to register