The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater nurtures a vibrant, engaged, inclusive and caring Jewish community whose collective action is guided by our values.
Stein Family College Scholarship
The Stein Family College Scholarship is an annual grant for Jewish students in the Hampton Roads area that provides a scholarship of up to $10,000 a year for college tuition. Application deadline for consideration is Friday, March 31, 2017.
|2017 Elie Wiesel Writing & Visual Arts Competitions|
Students in grades 6-12 are encouraged to enter the Holocaust Commission's 2017 Elie Wiesel Competitions. Top entries receive cash prizes, and teachers receive awards, too.
For more information, including upcoming due dates and entry forms, click here.
Sunday, March 5 | 4:00pm-7:00pm
Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
The UJFT Society of Professionals invite you to mix and mingle at the Hilton as you discover new, bold, delicious Kosher wines and food pairings. Certified Sommelier, Crystal Cameron-Schaad, will be available throughout the event to educate and enrich our wine experience. Kosher catering will be provided by Chesapeake Bay Catering. Wines will be available for special order with a percentage of the proceeds being donated to the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater 2017 Annual Campaign.
| Beyond the Book Festival|
Wednesday, March 15 | 12:00pm
Jessica Fechtor, author of award-winning memoir, Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home, will share her journey of recovery from a ruptured aneurysm at age 28, and how she reclaimed her life through the restorative power of food and cooking.
YAD Purim Party
Saturday, March 18 | 8:00pm
|Israel Today: Gitit Shoval|
Saturday, March 25 | 8:00pm
Gitit Shoval, one of Israel's singing treasures, will share her vocal talent and inspire the community through her creative storytelling. For one night, the Simon Family JCC will be transformed into a jazz club complete with cash bar and appetizers as this Israeli singing sensation and her family present a musical tribute to the Jewish talent that has left a lasting mark on the history of contemporary music.For more information, click here.
TJF's B'nai Tzedek Teen Philanthropy Program
The Tidewater Jewish Foundation is excited to debut an exciting new program just for teens! The B'nai Tzedek Teen Philanthropy Program encourages teens to become involved in tzedakah by establishing a fund for Jewish charitable giving. Opening B'nai Tzedek fund gives your teen a chance to play a part in improving your community and the world. In essence, we are empowering Tidewater's teens to take ownership of their own philanthropy—a valuable lesson that we know pays off!
For more information, click here.
UJFT 2016 Annual Campaign Report
Exclusively online, the 2016 Annual Campaign Report shows how your UJFT donations, participation and support make a difference in the Tidewater Jewish community, in Israel and around the world.
View it here.