News

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.

February 4, 2020

Jewish Federation taking nominations from the community for 2 education awards

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February 2, 2020

Collage 2020 Celebrates 25 Years of the Federation’s Signature Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon

The Jewish Federation of Greater Houston celebrated the 25th anniversary of Collage with a sold-out crowd of approximately 840 at the Royal Sonesta on Tuesday, February 11.

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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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January 1, 2020

Act Now

Act Now is an exciting new initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston. Our goal is to engage the Jewish community in revitalizing the greater Houston area.

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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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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.

Announcements

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.

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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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