The Women's Division of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater provides a vehicle for women to collectively promote, enhance and celebrate Jewish life. The Women's Division works to strengthen the community while demonstrating the impact a woman can make by voicing her support through the Annual Campaign.
Women have traditionally served in volunteer roles as activists and care-givers. Until recently, few have viewed themselves as philanthropists with the power to shape the future of the Jewish community. Statistics tell us that over the next few years there will be a great shift of wealth to the women of the Jewish community. It will then be incumbent upon us to assume the mantle of responsibility to make practical and often difficult decisions about how to fund the institutions that we love and that our community needs.
Women's 2016 Campaign Status (as of January 20, 2016)
- $982,482 raised
- 287 women's gifts
- 5.56% card-for-card increase from last year
Lion of Judah
While every dollar counts, there has been extraordinary movement in women's giving. It is called the Lion of Judah. And it is roaring.
Lion of Judah is a campaign division for women who give a gift of $5,000 or more to the Annual Campaign.
Lions of Judah can endow their gifts to benefit the community in perpetuity through the LOJE Program.
The Tikva Division is the newest level of leadership women’s giving in the UJFT Annual Campaign. A Tikva donor is one making an individual annual campaign commitment between $3,600 and $4,999 to the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater.
The Chai Division is a campaign division for women who give a gift of $1,800-$4,999 to the Annual Campaign.
The Golda Meier level is the newest campaign level in the UJFT Women’s Campaign. Golda Givers are women giving between $1,000 and $1,799 in their own name, to the UJFT Annual Campaign. Golda Givers receive a beautiful hand-crafted mezuzah case by Israeli artist Emanuel in recognition of their reaching this milestone level of giving. You’ll note the presence of both Pomegranates and Lions on the case.
Outreach to Jewish Women in Tidewater
We plan several events throughout the year, open to all women in the area, from cooking demonstrations to Women's seders to guest lecturers. Join us!
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