Join us for an evening of fun, inspiration, and community to kick off the 2023 Annual Tzedakah Campaign and make our contribution commitments. With your support, we are able to have an impact on countless moments. Let's celebrate the meaningful difference we make in thousands of lives together.
- Jewish food from around the world buffet and drinks
(Kosher catering by Adamah Neighborhood Table)
- Special in-person guest speaker, Stacey Aviva Flint, Director of Education and Community Engagement for the Jewish Federations of North America's (JFNA) Jewish, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative (JEDI). See bio below.
- Interactive stations to make a friendship bracelet, write a Shana Tova message to an older adult in our community and Evan Gershkovich (currently imprisoned in Russia), and sip mini matzah ball shooters while engaging in meaningful conversations about the impact of your support.
- Visit all four interactive stations for a chance to win a pair of tickets to a Badger football or hockey game this season or a gift card to Alice Good Coffee Shop!
Parking Note: We've reached full capacity for free parking available. There are paid parking garages a few blocks away, including the State Street Campus Garage at 430 North Frances Street and the State Street Parking Ramp at 417-433 North Lake Street.
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This event is free and open to the community. Attending the kickoff event implies a commitment to contribute to the Jewish Federation of Madison's 2023 Annual Tzedakah Campaign.
It's Moments Like This
Because of donors like you, we’re there for life’s important moments. Jewish Federation of Madison is there, every moment, every day, everywhere, working to support, strengthen, and protect Jewish life, both in times of crisis and calm - and we couldn’t do it without your help. Together we create moments that last a lifetime.
About Stacey Aviva Flint, Guest Speaker
Stacey Aviva is the Director of Education and Community Engagement for the Jewish Federations of North America's (JFNA) Jewish, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Initiative (JEDI). Stacey has a BA in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati, a Masters of Urban Planning and Public Policy from the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), and Certificates in Jewish Leadership and Jewish Education from the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership.
Stacey began her career as the Policy Director for Chicago’s Jewish Council on Urban Affairs (JCUA), advocating for housing reform, criminal justice, and Jewish/African-American dialogue. Stacey went on to specialize in Economic Development as Senior Director of Real Estate Development for Affordable Housing, Mixed-Use Spaces, Brownfield Redevelopment, and New Market Tax Credit financing.
Stacey Aviva serves on the board of the MOED network of Jewish Federations of North America (to promote belonging and leadership for Jews of Color), Jewish Family Service of Colorado, Jewish Life Committee member of the Rose Community Foundation, and Alliance4Israel, and is a current Executive Leadership fellow with the Mandel Institute. She nurtures a college student, a high school senior, and her 95-year-old grandmother.