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July 15th, 2021 | 286th of Av, 5781
Time is running out to make your 2021 Annual Campaign Donation!
We are just $7k away from our goal of $1 Million for our 2021 Annual Campaign!!
These funds will go directly back into our community through allocations to organizations funded by our Federation and partner organizations overseas in Israel.
It's not too late to make your 2021 contribution! Visit today!

Please email with any question. |  727-530-3223 
Quick List: Federation Events
Now through August 1 - ONE2ONE English(P2G)
Now through August 6 - Jewish Community Camp - Session 2
July 24 - Tu B'Av
Quick List: Community Events
Please submit your events to the Federation's Community Calendar
Questions? Contact Kara at
More Federation Events
RSVP for Torah on Tap with THE TRIBE & Rabbi Dani!
Thursday, August 5th | Clearwater
More details to come.
RSVP by emailing

Are you a young adult (20's & 30's) living on Florida's Gulf Coast? Stay up to date on upcoming TRIBE events by subscribing to the mailing list!
Fill out the form at
RSVP for A Sweet & Sunny Storytime for Rosh Hashana with Becca!
Sunday, August 29th | Eagle Lake Park
1800 Keene Rd., Largo, FL 33771
Join PJ Library as we celebrate Rosh Hashana with story time, an apple tasting, a fun craft project, and more! Registered participants will also be sent home with a special surprise to help families continue the new year celebration from home.
RSVP by completing the form at
Questions? Email Becca at
Parsha Pathways Lineup:
Parsha Pathways will be taking a short summer break, we will return in August.

August 6 - Rabbi Danielle Upbin; Spiritual Leader at Congregation Beth Shalom

August 13 - Rabbi Matthew Berger; Spiritual Leader at Temple Ahavat Shalom

August 20 - Rabbi Pinchas Adler; Spiritual Leader at Chabad of Pinellas County

Join us at the Federation Offices OR on Zoom once per month for Parsha Pathways.
*August 27 - Rabbi Philip Weintraub; Spiritual Leader at Congregation B'nai Israel*
Jewish Community Camp is in Session!
It's not too late to sign your child up. Single weeks available! Inquire today.

Visit our website
or email Lisa Schmid at

Importance of boundaries and steps for creating healthy limits for children.

Tel: (727) 314-1429

For more information and resources visit:
or call: (727) 314-1429
Programs with Jewish Together
Community Directory
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Pinellas County Emergency Operations Center

We encourage everyone to adhere to the guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as state and local public health agencies.
More Community Events
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Assistance & Services
We are still here to serve, listen, and help you through this time of uncertainty.
Gulf Coast JFCS office locations are open. Please make an appointment before you come to our office and wear a mask and practice social distancing while you are here. Many Gulf Coast JFCS employees are working remotely and may be contacted by phone or email.

Our main number 727-479-1800 is being answered Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm. We are also available via email at

Below are services to support the local Jewish community. In addition, we can provide information and referral for resources within the community.
Food Pantry Assistance

Food pantry assistance is available by contacting Gail Allen at or

We also have a list of local food assistance sources. We can provide grocery gift cards to assist with food purchases for those that need this support.
Financial Assistance

Jewish community members should contact Gail Allen for assistance via or

Holocaust Survivors should contact their case manager or contact Marlene Wain at or 727-200-0563.

CHATS provides a friendly caller for seniors in our community. This program is volunteer based, and helps provide social support to seniors, especially those living alone, or isolated during this current crisis. If you would like to be considered for this service, or to volunteer, please contact our CHATS Program Coordinator at or
Make an impact through the Holocaust Survivor Program Urgent Care Fund. Gulf Coast JFCS assists nearly 250 local Holocaust Survivors who require varying levels of assistance for essential daily living activities. For many, the high costs of medical and home care have depleted their financial reserves resulting in a significant gap in care without our assistance. Funds raised will be directed to their most urgent care needs, prioritizing those in their 90’s and others with the greatest safety risk or medical vulnerability. To support local Holocaust Survivors, visit
Community News & Opportunities
The Jewish Federation of Florida's Gulf Coast is seeking Office Volunteers!
Interested? Email

Please include resume and cover letter if you are interested in joining our synagogue leadership team. Contact: Rabbi Matt Berger,

If interested please e-mail your resume and cover letter directly to:

Federation Inclusion Statement

The Jewish Federation of Florida's Gulf Coast actively promotes and recognizes all participants across intersections of observance, faith, ancestry, marital status, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, social class, economic class, ethnicity, race, age, disability, and all other identifying factors represented among our diverse community.

By appreciating the importance of inclusion, we acknowledge that the collective and individual talents, skills, and perspectives of our community members and partners foster a culture of belonging, collaborative practice, innovation and mutual respect.