The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater nurtures a vibrant, engaged, inclusive and caring Jewish community whose collective action is guided by our values.

UJFT and CRC Support France

We join with the global Jewish community, and the people of France, in condemning the attacks and in offering prayers.

Read the full UJFT and CRC statement of support.



Super Sunday

Be Part of the Next Chapter!
Super Sunday
January 25, 2015
9:00am – 1:00pm
You CAN make a difference in our community.

Learn how.

Volunteer to Help NOW
Two shifts:
9:00 -11:00am
11:00am-1:00pm
Make calls and provide other support
Babysitting available.

Date with the State

The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites you to join us for a Date with the State:
Virginia Jewish Advocacy Day
Wednesday, February 4th from 8:45am-6:00pm
RSVP Required by January 28

Meet your State Senator & Delegate, discuss issues that affect you & your community

$36 per person covers kosher lunch and defrays cost of transportation. Bus leaves from the Sandler Family Campus.

The Governor, Lieutenant Governor & Attorney General have all been invited. Will you be there to hear from them?

To RSVP for Date With the State (REQUIRED by January 28, your check saves your space!), click here.
Questions or need more information?  Click here.


Operation Hamantaschen

February 15

Do a mitzvah. Give others a little taste of home!

Bake Purim cookies to send to Jewish U.S. military members, and share with Jewish Family Service of Tidewater clients.

Create handmade notes of thanks and support to send to U.S. and Israel Defense Forces troops.

2 shifts:    
9:00AM – 12:00PM
12:00-3:00PM
Click here to sign up for a shift.

Free • Open to the community • All ages welcome • Babysitting available at the Sandler Family Campus

Jewish News

The Guide to Jewish Living in Tidewater is now live on the Jewish News website. Check it out!

Tidewater Jewish Community Directory

The Tidewater area includes Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and even the cities of Newport News and Hampton. That’s a lot of ground to cover but no worries, the community directory is the best online resource for synagogues, local venues, kosher dining and shopping, arts and culture events, professional networking, youth activities, and more!

Start exploring Jewish Tidewater today.