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Stein Family College Scholarship now has up to $80,000 for new applicants

The Tidewater Jewish Foundation is excited to announce that starting in 2022, the Stein Family College Scholarship will be offering up to $20,000 a year for four years. This $80,000 scholarship opportunity makes it the largest scholarship in Jewish Tidewater.

TJF's refreshed donor portal makes it easier to access and give online

The Tidewater Jewish Foundation (TJF) is excited to announce that its online donor portal has received a visual upgrade. The update, which went live last month, aims to make the donor portal more accessible and straightforward for users.

Concurrent holidays provide a chance to reflect and give at TJF

There is something very apropos and meaningful about the convergence of two beautiful holidays, Thanksgiving and Chanukah – both of which represent a celebration of religious freedom and are centered on the theme of gratitude for the blessings in our lives. As you gather together as a…

How to leverage giving opportunities at TJF

As we approach the end of 2021, there’s a greater sense of normality: people are returning to society and the workplace. Yet, millions of people around the world are still being impacted by COVID-19. There is a silver lining: according to Giving USA 2021, a record $471.44 billion in…

OHC: Summer Hoffman connects with her Jewish roots in summer program

This summer, I went on BBYO’s Kallah summer program. When the catalog came in for all the summer programs, I chose Kallah for one main reason: it was the summer program of connection. At any given moment on shabbat, I could look out at a sea of tallit and siddurim. I could watch people who…