August 7, 2020
17 Av 5780
In the News
The Birmingham Jewish Foundation is on Facebook!
The Birmingham Jewish Foundation has put a new face on our Facebook page, with the help of our wonderful University of Alabama summer intern, Shelby Etkind. Our page will not only have announcements and news from us, but also will be featuring videos from some of our grant recipients telling their stories.  Amazing things are happening, thanks to our many generous donors. 

Don’t miss out-- Please visit our page, like it, and share with your friends. 
News from Sarah!
Sarah Weinberger, the new Youth Engagement and Young Adult Coordinator, is making strides in the Birmingham Jewish community. She is working with partners locally, nationally, and internationally to put out some awesome new programs for our youth and young adult communities.

Some new programs that you do not want to miss include:

BBG Chapter of BBYO will be hosting their first virtual bake sale!

You Belong in Birmingham, To-Go Tuesdays.
Additional Information can be found on our Facebook page.
Are you new to Birmingham? Or just looking to get more involved in the Jewish Community?

Join our Facebook group for young Jewish professionals called "You Belong in Birmingham"! Here you can stay up to date on news and events happening in Jewish Birmingham!
Food For Thought– A Lunch and Learn
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, food insecurity has grown tremendously in the U.S. and all around the world. Please join us for a lunch and learn as we hear from representatives from Israel’s national food bank, our community food bank , and a gleaning organization in our community to hear about the steps they take to battle food insecurity and how you can help.
JCRC– A Conversation with Rabbi Jonathan Miller
As we witness the transformational movement to break down systemic racism in our nation, many Jews are struggling with questions about their place in the movement.

Rabbi Jonathan Miller will talk about our history and his past involvement building bridges with the Black community; and, how we can move forward to affect change together today. 

IsraAid is helping to stop the spread of COVID-19
Check out this article about IsraAid!
Israaid is one of the Israeli non-profit organizations that is funded by the Israel World Jewry Bureau ( IWJB) which is the Birmingham Jewish Federation’s overseas allocations process. IWJB is supported by funds from the Birmingham Jewish Federation and the Birmingham Jewish Foundation. For more information on IWJB please contact
Community Programs
Visit the community calendar for more details!
The Birmingham Jewish Federation