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

 photo Mitzvah Day 2016-JewishVA Web Block_zpsgueywtfj.jpg

The Tidewater Jewish Community's 3rd Annual Mitzvah Day

Sunday, October 30
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Simon Family JCC
Free | All ages | No experience necessary!

Help others thrive--do good deeds at Tidewater's 3rd Annual Mitzvah Day!

You can participate in one or all of the Mitzvah Day projects and make Tidewater a better place to live. Together, with hundreds of others in the community, you can provide comfort to the sick, make sure the hungry have food, and share the joys of celebrating Shabbat! 

Mitzvah Day is a volunteer event, and open to everyone--like you--who wants to make a difference. Register now!

For more information, email or call 757-965-6138

 photo FB Post - Yellow_zpspimyc9sm.jpg

The Great Big Challah Bake in Tidewater

Wednesday, November 2 | 7:00pm 
Reba & Sam Sandler Family Campus
Suggested Donation $5

Daughters, Mothers, Sisters, Aunts, BFFs and brand new friends: Come to the 2nd Annual Tidewater Great Big Challah Bake and experience the joy and satisfaction of creating your own challah to bake on Shabbat! We provide all of the ingredients, bowls and recipes. 

For more information and to sign up, click here.

 photo 2016 Annual Report Homepage Image_zpssp5ehpn9.png

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.