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

Israeli Technologies: Revolutionizing Healthcare

December 2, 7:00 pm
Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus
Free & open to Jewish community business, legal and medical professionals
Please RSVP to by 11/27

Special guest, Viva Sarah Press, Associate Editor and Writer, ISRAEL21c

Viva Sarah Press has her finger on the pulse of Israel's creativity in the fields of technology, health, culture, and social action. She writes about all of those topics-and more-for ISRAEL21c. Her visit here will fill you in on cutting-edge and revolutionary healthcare innovations being developed and produced by Israeli high-tech companies and startups.

Tidewater Jewish Foundation 2015 Annual Report

The Tidewater Jewish Foundation is honored to share with you its 2015 Annual Report. TJF has remained committed to its mission of creating permanent resources to meet the challenges and needs of the Jewish community—locally, nationally, throughout Israel and nations worldwide. We feel this commitment resonates in the pages of this report.

Click here to read the report.

Business & Legal Directory

Announcing the launch of the 2015-2016 UJFT Business & Legal Directory, your number one source for Jewish professionals in Tidewater. This directory, proudly brought to you by the Business & Legal Society of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, features more than 80 professional services from members of the Business & Legal Society.

Click here to view this new, online resource.

Coming Together

Renovations are now underway on the Sandler Family Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community. You may notice minor construction and shifting of spaces; all programs are fully operational and all services remain intact.

Coming Together is a multi-agency project, creating new opportunities for cooperation, generating substantial operational cost savings, and ensuring the best use of your generous contributions.

Read about the changes here.

Across Oceans and Generations - A Jewish History of Tidewater, VA

Across Oceans and Generations—A Jewish History of Tidewater, VA, takes you on a journey of discovery. Learning about the area’s first Jewish residents, the groups of immigrants who settled here, and the  historical events that shaped the thriving and vibrant Tidewater Jewish Community you know today will warm your heart, enlighten you, and provide constant inspiration.

Now available! You can get your own DVDs of this compelling, 2015 documentary from Executive Producer Joan London Baer and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Eric Futterman. 

See a trailer, order DVDs, and get more information here.

Jewish News

The Guide to Jewish Living in Tidewater is now live on the Jewish News website. 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.