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June 2023

As I reflect on this year and celebrate our 112 years of collective efforts in supporting Jewish Dallas, I want to express my deepest gratitude to the volunteers and professionals who comprise the community that we serve and love...

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Sharing Successes

Dear Bill,

During your tenure as Board Chair, your leadership has achieved several significant milestones and implemented valuable initiatives that have positively impacted our organization and the Jewish Dallas community. As you step down from your role as Board Chair, please know that your legacy will endure, and your contributions will shape our community's future. We sincerely thank you for your remarkable service and wish you continued success in your future endeavors.

Thank you, Bill Finkelstein!

With sincere appreciation,

Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas

Pictured Above: Board Chair, Bill Finkelstein (right) and President and CEO of JFNA, Eric Fingerhut (left)

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Welcome to the Incoming

2023-2024 JFGD Board

Congratulations to our incoming board members! We're thrilled to have your expertise, dedication, and passion to help ensure a stronger and more vibrant Jewish community in Dallas, Israel, and throughout the world.

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Empowering Jewish Education

Thanks to your generous support, we are able to develop and sustain essential programs offering students unique and dynamic learning opportunities both inside and outside the traditional classroom setting.

These are just a few of the successful programs for students and educators made possible by your support:

Your Impact on Teachers

1 Conference Grants for Educators

Financial support for professional growth in Jewish education

2 Continuing Teacher Education

Learning opportunities and support for Jewish educators

3 School Consultation Services

Enhance curriculum development and operational effectiveness

4 Leadership Councils

Resource sharing for directors working in education

Your Impact on Students

1 Dallas Israel Teen Tour

Transformative journeys to Israel

2 One Happy Camper

Increasing accessibility and affordability of Jewish summer camp

3 PJ Library and PJ Our Way

Nurturing a love for Jewish literature and values in young readers

4 Tuition Assistance & Grants

Making quality Jewish education accessible through financial support

Upcoming Events

Israel at 75 Community Mission

November 3-11, 2023

Explore the culture, cuisine, and curiosities of Israel alongside Jewish Dallas during this special trip. Spots are limited so reserve your place!

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The Idan Raichel Project

June 9, 2023 • 7:30 pm

The Idan Raichel music project is a holistic musical experience leaving listeners fulfilled both musically and spiritually.

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Dallas Holocaust & Human Rights Museum presents Craft Kids: Civil Rights & Dallas NAACP Youth Council

June 20, 2023 • 7:00 pm

Former Craft Kid Patricia Perez shares her firsthand account of her journey into civil rights activism.

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Connecting Our Community


June 9, 2023 • 7:30 pm

The Idan Raichel Project

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June 15, 2023 • 1:00 pm CT

Paying Tribute to the Journey: Juneteenth with Dr. Peniel E. Joseph

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June 18, 2023

Father's Day

June 19, 2023


June 20, 2023 • 7:00 pm

DHHM presents Craft Kids: Civil Rights & Dallas NAACP Youth Council


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Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas Leadership

Bill Finkelstein • Board Chair

Dot Haymann • Board Chair Elect

Igor Alterman • President and CEO

Thank You to Our 2023 Corporate Sponsors




Kahn Mechanical Contractors

Marsh McLennan Agency

Texas Jewish Post


Bank of Texas


Foley & Lardner LLP


Key-Whitman Eye Center,

Jeffrey Whitman, MD

Regent Properties


Bank of America

Cindi's NY Deli

Genecov Orthodontics,

Jeffrey S. Genecov, DDS, MSD

Haynes Boone

Holland & Knight LLP

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP,

Lisa Atlas Genecov

Price Realty Corporation,

Ann and Michael Ochstein

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital,

Dallas / Texas Health Resources Foundation