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.


Thank Congress for Supporting Israel and Funding of the Iron Dome!

Your Members of Congress hear from constituents that are against support for Israel and it is very important that the pro-Israel community have a strong voice. 

If you haven't already done so, please take a moment to send a message of thanks to your Members. YOUR VOICE MATTERS.

Click here to quickly and easily email your Members.  We provide you with suggested content - all you have to do is sign your name and hit "submit."

Week of Extraordinary Deeds

All events free and open to the community. RSVP, register, and get more information here!

Campaign Kick Off Monday, September 15
6:30 pm Cocktail Reception
7:00 pm Performance: Will It. Create It. Achieve It.

Good Deeds to do all week, via social media!
9/15 - 9/21
"Like" FB.com/UJFTidewater

Mitzvah Day VA
Sunday, September 21
1:30 - 3:30 pm, Mitzvah Projects
5 projects to help: the military, our seniors, the environment, the homeless, kids with diabetes.
4:30 - 7:30 pm, Mitzvah Day Pool Party and Cookout for participants

Click here for more information

Jewish News

The August 18 of the Jewish News is in homes and online. There's a special Guide to Jewish Living in Tidewater. 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.