Jewish Connection Partnership
 

Virginia


Alexandria, Virginia

AGUDAS ACHIM CONGREGATION
OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
(C)

2908 Valley Drive
Alexandria, VA 22302
(703) 998-6460
FAX: (703) 998-5843
Email: JMoline@Kosher.Com

Institutional Membership: 600 households
Percent Intermarried: members - 12%; board - 5%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Mentor Program; Havurot; Holiday "how to" Workshops; Staff Sensitivity Training; Extensive Adult Education; Melton Mini-School; Counseling.
Contact: Rabbi Jack Moline

BETH EL HEBREW CONGREGATION (R)

3830 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22304
(703) 370-9400
Fax: (703) 370-7730
Email: Office@BethElHebrew.Org

Institutional Membership: 700 members
Percent Intermarried: members - approx. 40%; board - NA.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Havurot; Extensive Adult Education; Jews by Choice; Home Worship Workshops; Interfaith Couples Workshop.
Other Programs: A collection of books in the synagogue's library made into a special outreach section: basic Judaism, holidays, life cycles, history, interfaith issues, etc.
Contact: Deb Smith-Cohen, Outreach Chair (dsmithcohen@cox.net)

Arlington, Virginia

CONGREGATION ETZ HAYIM (C)

2920 Arlington Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 979-4466
Fax: (703) 979-4468
Email: rabbi@etzhayim.net


Institutional Membership: 175
Percent Intermarried: members - 35%; board - 30%.

Workshops: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Times and Seasons; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Staff Sensitivity Training; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; Preparation for Conversion; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Counseling.
Contact: Rabbi Lia Bass


Charlottesville, Virginia

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL (R)

301 E Jefferson Street
PO Box 320
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434) 295-6382
Fax: (434) 296-6491

Institutional Membership: NA
Percent Intermarried: members - 40%; board - 20%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Interfaith Couples Group; Havurot; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Discussions on Intermarriage; Counseling; Films on Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Rabbi Daniel Alexander

Fairfax, Virginia

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

8900 Little River Turnpike
Fairfax, VA 22031
(703) 323-0880
Fax: (703) 323-1993
Email: shalom@jccnv.org

Institutional Membership: 13000
Percent Intermarried: clients - Unknown; board - less than 3%.

Programs: Hebrew Classes; Times and Seasons; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Staff Sensitivity Training; Extensive Adult Education; Melton Mini-School; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Outreach Seder.
Other Programs: Jewish Film Festival - Roz Engels - (703) 537-3026;
Celebration of the Arts - Irene Gavin - (703) 537-3063; Jewish Book Festival - Laurie Albert - (703) 537-3064; Senior Outreach Programs - Pam Wiener - (703) 537-3061
Contact: Laurie Albert, Director of Community Engagement



JSSA (JEWISH SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCY) of METROPOLITAN WASHINGTON

Northern Virginia Office
3018 Javier Road 2nd Floor
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 204-9100
Email: amcgahan@jssa.org


Number of Clients: 29,500

Programs: Individual and group therapy, Couples and family counseling (Collaborative Divorce, Collaborative Couples, Making Marriage Work), Groups for young adults and teens with Asperger's syndrome, Parent workshops and support groups, Social skills therapy groups for children and teens, Assessments and observations, Consultations and training programs, Psychiatric evaluations and medication management for children, adults, and seniors. 
Contact: Andrew McGahan, LCSW, Clinical Director

Falls Church, Virginia

TEMPLE RODEF SHALOM (R)

2100 Westmoreland Street
Falls Church, VA 22043
(703) 532-2217
Fax: (703) 536-0754


Institutional Membership: 1375 families
Percent Intermarried: members - approximately 40%.

Programs: Extensive Adult Education.
Contact: Rabbi Amy Schwartzman; Beth Silver, Adminstrator; Mindy Facenda, Outreach Chair (703) 255-3941.

Harrisonburg, Virginia

BETH EL CONGREGATION (R)

PO Box 845
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
(540) 434-2744

Institutional Membership: 62 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 35%; board - 25%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Rabbi Jonathan Biatch

Herndon, Virginia

CONGREGATION BETH EMETH (C)

12523 Lawyer's Road
Herndon, VA 20171
(703) 860-4515
Fax: (703) 860-5647
Email: info@bethemeth.org
or rsteve@bethemeth.org

Institutional Membership: 480 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 5%; staff - 5%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Interfaith Couples Groups; Havurot; Holiday "How-To' Workshops; Discussions on Intermarriage; Lectures on Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; Films on Intermarriage; Counseling; Couples Support Groups; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Rabbi Steven Glazer; Judi Cloutier, Interfaith Coordinator

Newport News, Virginia

TEMPLE SINAI (R)

11620 Warwick Blvd.
Newport News, VA 23601
(757) 596-8352

Institutional Membership: 205 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 50%; board - 30%.

Programs: Outreach Weekend.
Contact: Ms. Judith Kline, Outreach Chair

Norfolk, Virginia

OHEF SHOLOM TEMPLE (R)

530 Raleigh Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23507
(757) 625-4295
Fax: (757) 625-3762
Email: lynn@ohefsholom.org

Institutional Membership: 700
Percent Intermarried: members - 30%; board - 20%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Derekh Torah; Havurot; Staff Sensitivity Training; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; "December Dilemma" Discussions; Preparation for Conversion; Jews by Choice; Interfaith Couples Group; Melton Mini-School; Couples Support Group; Holiday "How-To" Workshops; Outreach Seder; Counseling; Lectures on Intermarriage.
Contact: Lynn Evans, Administrator

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF TIDEWATER

7300 Newport Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23505
(804) 489-1371

institutional Membership: 1,300 Clients
Percent Intermarried: clients - 10%; staff - 0%; board - 0%.

Programs: Holiday "how to" Workshops; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Marty Trachtenberg, Executive Vice President

Richmond, Virginia

JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES

6718 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 282-5644
Fax: (804) 282-0006
Email: information@JFSRichmond.Org
or EGlass@JFSRichmond.Org

Institutional Membership: 200+/month
Percent Intermarried: clients - NA; staff - 50%; board - 50%.

Programs: Interfaith Couples Group (with JCC); Staff Sensitivity Training; Counseling; Family Oriented Programming; Discussions on Intermarriage; Gatherings for Unaffiliated Jews; Lectures on Intermarriage; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Jesse Rabinowitz, PhD, Director of Psychological Services (JesseRab@JFSRichmond.Org).

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF RICHMOND

5403 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 288-6091 or (804) 285-6500

Institutional Membership: 12,000 Clients
Percent Intermarried: clients - 5%; staff - 0%; board - 5%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Interfaith Couples Group; Parents of Intermarrieds; Holiday "how to" Workshops; Lectures on Intermarriage; Films on Intermarriage; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Carolyn Amacher, Associate Executive Director

CONGREGATION KOL EMES (YOUNG ISRAEL OF RICHMOND)
AND RICHMOND COMMUNITY KOLLEL

4811 Patterson Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226
(804) 353-5831

Institutional Membership: 20
Percent Intermarried: members - 10%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Jews by Choice; Outreach Learners Shabbat; Outreach Seder; Talmud Study; Kabballah Study; Hasidic Philosophy Study; Noahide Groups; Meditation Groups.
Contact: Rabbi Joseph Kolakowski

Roanoke, Virginia

BETH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUE (C)

920 Franklin Road
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 343-0289
Fax: (540) 344-2846

Institutional Membership: 135
Percent Intermarried: members - 10%; board - 0%.

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Preparation for Conversion; Hebrew Classes; Jews by Choice; Outreach/Learner's Shabbat; Outreach Seder; "December Dilemma" Discussions.
Contact: Rabbi Jerome S. Fox

Springfield, Virginia

CONGREGATION ADAT REYIM

6500 Westbury Oaks Court
Springfield, VA 22152-2520
(703) 569-7577
Fax: (703) 912-7984

Institutional Membership: 300 families
Percent Intermarried: members - 30%

Programs: Extensive Adult Education; Caring Committee; Introduction to Judaism Classes; Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration; Pre-K through High School; Teen Programs.
Contact: Rabbi Bruce Aft (rabbi@adatreyim.org); Patricia Hoffman (execdirector@adatreyim.org), Executive Director; Laurie Rosen, President

Virginia Beach, Virginia

UNITED JEWISH FEDERATION OF TIDEWATER

5029 Corporate Woods Drive
Suite 225
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
(757) 671-1600
Fax: (757) 671-7613
Email: sladerberg@simonfamilyj.org

Institutional Membership: Approximately 25 families
Percent Intermarried:

Programs: Introduction to Judaism Classes; Hebrew Classes; Havurot; Holiday "how to" Workshops; Discussions on Intermarriage; "December Dilemma" Discussions; Making Judaica with Children; Building Sukkot; Celebration of Shabbat and Holidays; Lunch and Learn with the Rabbis.
Contact: Sharon Laderberg, Director

MACHAR, THE WASHINGTON CONGREGATION FOR SECULAR HUMANISTIC JUDAISM

PO Box 42014
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 686-1881
Email: Roz@machar.org

Institutional Membership: 125 households
Percent Intermarried: members - 25%; board - 35%

Programs: Introduction to Secular Humanistic Judaism; all may participate fully, no conversion required; Shabbat speakers; Discussion of Intermarriage; Extensive Adult Education; December Holidays Discussions; Community Seder; Jewish Cultural School, Pre-K through B'Nei Mitsvah; Teen Programs; Counseling.
Contact: Roz Seidenstein, Executive Director