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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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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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February 4, 2020

Jewish Federation taking nominations from the community for 2 education awards

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December 15, 2019

First Houston Jewish Global Teen Shabbat brings together teens from every youth movement

On Friday, December 13, the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston’s Youth Professionals Network brought the Houston Jewish teen community together for a pre-Chanukah Global Teen Shabbat. More than 150 Jewish teens in grades 8-12, from different denominations and multiple youth groups and synagogues, joined in services, dinner and a Lego menorah building program at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

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