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

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UJFT Professional Directory

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater Society of Professionals presents the new UJFT Professional Directory. Coming Summer 2017. Put a face to your business! The UJFT Professional Directory will be available online and in print throughout the community. Featured pages available.

Click here to apply.

 photo 13th Biennial Educators Conference-JewishVA Homepage Image_zpsxackml9g.jpg 13th Biennial Educators' Conference

July 26 - 27

Educators, student advocates, and community members, are encouraged to sign up for the Holocaust Commission's 13th Biennial Educators' Conference. The upcoming conference will continue the Commission's tradition of providing participants with the tools to effectively teach tolerance, and promote respect, empathy, and accountability to the students in their lives.

For more information, including dates, prices and registration form click here

 photo Newsletter-Graphic2_zpsprfan3be.jpg Laughter on the Lawn

Thursday, August 3 | 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus
Free and open to the Community

Join us for Laughter on the Lawn at the Simon Family JCC, a free community celebration featuring stand-up comedian Elon Gold. Cocktails, beer, and sushi will be available for purchase at this 21 and up event.  Sushi will be prepared in the Cardo Kitchen under the supervision of Rabbi Margolin. 

Space is limited! Reserve your seat now to laugh it up with your friends at the J! 

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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

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.