Jewish Federation of Madison is part of the Jewish Federations of North America, a nationwide humanitarian network that serves millions of Jews and non-Jews everyday around the world. The Jewish Federation network includes 157 Federations and 400 network communities.
As part of the Federation community, Jewish Federation of Madison has been helping enrich Jewish life and assist those facing hardship here at home and around the world since 1940.
Jewish Federation of Madison helps support more than 20 essential local programs and agencies, including the Hilde L. Mosse Gan HaYeled Preschool, Camp Shalom, Midrasha Hebrew High School, Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Jewish Community Campus, University of Wisconsin Hillel, the Madison Jewish Community Day School, and Jewish Social Services.
Through its overseas partners, Jewish Federation of Madison also helps provide rescue, relief, and development programs and services to Jewish communities in need in Israel and 70 other countries, including the former Soviet Union, Latin America, Africa, and Central and Eastern Europe. Jewish Federation of Madison and its overseas partners also provide non-sectarian aid to overseas communities in times of crisis.
President's Remarks from the 2012 Annual Meeting
Good afternoon and welcome to the Jewish Federation of Madison’s Annual Meeting. We all have a myriad of choices of how to spend our time, money and energy, and I greatly appreciate and applaud your choice of joining us here this afternoon. I will start by updating you on the current situation in Israel continue reading
Director's Remarks from the 2012 Annual Meeting
We come together for the Annual Meeting of our Jewish Federation as Israel defends itself from the unrelenting rocket attacks from Gaza and scores of Jewish institutions in the northeast face rebuilding from the devastation of Superstorm Sandy. While we do not know, as we meet today, what will happen in Israel, nor do we know the full cost of rebuilding the damage in the northeast, we do know that our Jewish community through its Federation will fulfill its collective responsibility just as we have since our founding in 1940. Read the full text.
Jewish Federation of Madison Receives 2010 Sapir Award for Campaign Excellence
The Jewish Federation of Madison’s 2010 Annual Tzedakah campaign, for the first time in this community’s history, surpassed its goal of $1 million. During a time when other Jewish communities were experiencing decreases within their own Federation annual campaigns, our Federation’s increased campaign has received national recognition from the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and is being honored with the prestigious 2010 Sapir Award. Read the full article.
Jewish Federation of Madison
6434 Enterprise Lane
Madison, WI 53719-1117
Phone: (608) 278-1808
Fax: (608) 278-7814
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
or by appointment
We are located in the Max Weinstein Jewish Community Building on Madison's far west side, wheelchair-accessible, and close to major bus lines.