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MISSION

OUR MISSION is to mobilize the Jewish Community to address issues, meet needs and build an agenda for the future.  

VISION 

OUR VISION is to bring Jewish people together into a community coalition, grounded in Jewish teaching and heritage, to strengthen the State of Israel, the Global Jewish Family and Local Organizations in order to further the survival of the Jewish people.

News & Notes

April 6, 2020, Wilmington, DE – The Jewish Federation of Delaware has received three awards recognizing creativity and marketing excellence from the 2020 Hermes Creative Awards (HermesAwards.com), an international awards competition recognizing outstanding work while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communications professionals.

"Next month, thousands of Delaware Jews and millions of Jews world-wide celebrate Passover. Throughout our history, generations of Jewish children have been told the Exodus story so they will remember their Jewish heritage. At Passover, we remember the bitterness of slavery, the ten plagues, the flight to freedom and the beginning of the renewal of our covenant with God. For many adults, their fondest Jewish childhood memories are of the Passover Seder. It is truly a time to remember our heritage. But being a Jew involves more than remembering the Passover story."

"For thousands of years, in countries around the globe, Jews have come together to celebrate the Passover. More than any other celebration it is our “binding tie” with the root tradition of our people—the exodus from Egypt and the eventual receipt of the Torah at Mount Sinai. Part of of our Jewish DNA is the need to be with family and friends or, if around neither, then with other Jews at Passover.."