The mission of the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties is to provide and support philanthropic, educational and social service programs which promote such Jewish values as Tzedakah - benevolence, Tikun Olam - repairing the world, and K’lal Yisrael - taking responsibility for one another, in order to strengthen and enrich the Jewish community locally, in Israel and throughout the world. more
Events past and future
By the time this issue of L’CHAYIM reaches your mailbox, we’ll all be full of falafel and hummus, thanks to Dalia and David Hemed and their culinary talents. You’ll have worn yourselves out from dancing to Third House Rising and, thanks to Marsha Kistler’s Israeli folk dancing expertise, with the Shalom Dancers. more
February was a great month for our Youth Group. We kicked off the month playing chef for a day with host Dalia Hemed, our wonderful chef. We also met at the bowling alley again. This time, I decided to bowl with the kids and I was surprised to find out that I still had some skills. Everyone had a lot of fun. This was an activity that sparked the competitive side of some of the kids as well as my own. We had three teams, which we mixed up a few times to give the kids a chance to get to know each other better. more
Federation allocates your philanthropic dollars to ensure the greatest impact across the community and around the globe. Become part of a caring community that unites in good times and bad to take care of one another and enrich Jewish life. learn more
Your gift to the annual campaign is a proud statement of your commitment to the strength of our local Jewish community and those in need around the globe. Through your gift the Jewish Federation of Lee & Charlotte Counties, children, families, seniors and the most vulnerable members of our community receive critical support.click here to donate now
is designed to enhance dialogue with federations throughout the country. With it, we can share our collective thinking, challenge ourselves and share inspiring stories. read more
From Israel To You
Unique Jewelry Designs from Israel
These unique jewelry designs are from the shops of skilled artisans,crafting the precious metals of silver and gold with gemstones, into wearable works of art.
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The PJ Library reaches out to Jewish families with young children to help create stronger Jewish homes to foster children’s curiosity about their Jewish heritage and help families explore their Jewish identity. Children under the age of six enrolled in PJ Library receive Jewish-content books and music on a monthly basis through the mail. learn more