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

Stop the Sirens

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater stands in solidarity with Israel at this time of crisis.

Visit our special web portal for updates, links, and resources, and find out how you can make a difference.


UJFT Maimonides and Business & Legal Societies Summer Parties

Business & Legal Society Summer Social, Sunday, August 10, 5:30 pm

The Maimonides Society and the Business & Legal Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater are hosting Summer Socials in the coming weeks. The parties offer a chance to socialize with colleagues and peers in a relaxed setting, while enjoying refreshing summer fare, adult beverages, and cool ocean breezes.

5th Annual Bringing Israel Home for College Students and Birthright Alumni

The Community Relations Council of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater invites local college students to the 5th Annual Bringing Israel Home, a program planned by and for college students. This FREE event takes place from 8:00-10:00 pm, August 14, at Azar's at Hilltop, includes dinner and will offer students tips and resources for talking about Israel-in campus or anywhere!  Attendees will screen the upcoming film, Beneath the Helmet - From High School to the Home Front, and act as a focus group to help shape final edits.

For more information and to RSVP by August 11, click 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.