What if I won't be home?
If you won't be able to answer your phone you can still give!

Givers who donate prior to Sunday morning will not be contacted on Super Sunday.
Answer the call this Sunday!
On Sunday morning volunteers will be reaching out to our community for our Annual Super Sunday Drive. We hope to reach our members who have not yet had the opportunity to make a 2020 pledge to the the Jewish Federation of St. Joseph Valley.
Be sure to answer the call and join in a mitzvah of helping your Jewish community!

Please note: Volunteers may be calling from the Jewish Federation or a cell phone with unknown number.
Pay Your 2019 Pledge Today!

As the end of the year approaches, so does the opportunity to apply 2019 donations to the upcoming tax season. If you have yet to pay your 2019 pledge, now is the time.

Gifts to be applied to the 2019 fiscal year must be made prior to the end of day on 12/31/19. Any checks mailed must have a postmark date of 12/31/19 to be considered a 2019 donation.

You can make a donation by mailing a check to our office, calling the office with a credit card payment during regular business hours, or by clicking here to visit our website .

Jewish Family Services Chanukah Lunch
Next Wednesday, December 18th
12:00 PM
at The Jewish Federation
Warm up with your friends and neighbors next Wednesday, December 18th for a delicious Chanukah dairy lunch! Regaling us in song, will be the talented children of South Bend Hebrew Day School.
The cost for our lunch will be $5.
By giving us your RSVP you are not only claiming your seat for the Chanukah lunch, but you are ensuring that there will be enough food to go around for yourself, and your friends and neighbors.

RSVP ASAP, by emailing Skramer@thejewishfed.org , or by calling 574-233-1164.
We'll see you in the Spring!

Due to the unpredictable nature of South Bend Winters, our next Jewish Family Services lunch will be held in March, 2020 . So, be sure to join us next Wednesday, for an exciting winter-welcoming Chanukah lunch!

Jewish Journey to Prague, Vienna, and Budapest
June 2020

Jewish Federations of Louisville, Indianapolis and the Consortium are offering a pre-summit visit to Prague and Vienna to be followed by the Partnership2gether Pre-Tour and Summit.
Part One: June 15-21 to Prague and Vienna 
Click for full itinerary, costs, hotel information, and to register: http://bit.ly/JourneytoEurope2020  
Registration Deadline for Part One is February 14, 2020.

Part Two: June 21-22: Optional Pre-tour:
Jewish Budapest & Beyond.
A two day experience in Budapest with our Partnership Communities.

Part three:
June 22-25, 2020
2020 Partnership 2-Gether Summit!
Don't miss our first Partnership Summit in
Budapest, Hungary !

Registration for Part One and Two is coming soon!

Join us in beautiful Budapest, to learn about their process of Jewish community renewal, and acquaint yourself with this fascinating city.

Discover new Partnership opportunities, as you get to know staff and lay leaders from the 16 US Central Area Consortium Communities, Budapest and the Western Galilee.

We’ll share Partnership experiences, brainstorm new ideas and discover new ways to engage our communities!
To learn more about cost, room + board and inquiries, for Jewish Budapest & Beyond and the Partnership2Gether Summit

Questions? Contact: Bracha Zuriel, P2G Consortium Director, Brachazuriel@gmail.com