Past Winners

    July 21, 2015

    N.E. Miles Lifetime Achievement Award: 2011-Pat Weil 2012-Sherron & Allen Goldstein 2013-Ginger & Jerry Held 2014-Louise & Jim Abroms   Susan J. Goldberg Distinguished Volunteer Award: 2011-Lisa Engel 2012-Randi Landy 2013-Jimmy Filler 2014-Sheryl Kimerling   Joanie Plous Bayer Young Leadership Award: 2011-Hilary Gewant 2012-Layne Held 2013-Drew Weil 2014-Andy Saag

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    YBIB Gallery

    July 13, 2015

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    Ben Gurion Society

    July 13, 2015

    The Birmingham Jewish Federation’s Ben Gurion Society, named for Israel’s first Prime Minister, is a recognition program for couples and individuals under the age of 40 that contribute $1,800 or more to the BJF’s Annual Campaign. As a member of BGS in Birmingham you will:   Receive special recognition at BJF gatherings Have access to …..

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    Buy Buy Israel

    April 8, 2015

    “BUY BUY Israel” is an easy and proactive way to counter those who want to say “bye bye” to Israel by buying locally-sold Israeli-made products. The Birmingham Jewish Federation encourages people to “BUY BUY ISRAEL” whenever they see an Israeli-made good in Alabama. This initiative is The Birmingham Jewish Federations response to those who want …..

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    Iran Action Initiative

    April 8, 2015

    Action is the key word in The Birmingham Jewish Federation’s Iran Action Initiative. The focus of our Iran Action Initiative is to inform as many people as possible about the deteriorating situation regarding Iran, to help thwart Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons; combat Iran’s ongoing defamation of America, Jews and Israel; and prepare our community …..

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    IWJB

    April 8, 2015

    The Israel-World Jewry Bureau is a unique allocations process, developed in 2004, that has allowed The Birmingham Jewish Federation to help fund smaller, yet equally important agencies, doing vital work for people in need in Israel and around the world. Through the Israel-World Jewry Bureau allocations process, dollars raised by our annual campaign, as well …..

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    Rosh Ha’ayin – Sister City Commision

    April 8, 2015

    In November 2005, Birmingham became the first city to have joint signing with an Arab and an Israeli city. Birmingham and Rosh Ha’ayin signed a Sister City agreement that formalized the long-time relationship between our cities. Birmingham’s Kimerling family, through building and upgrading Rosh Ha’ayin’s Kimerling Center, has played an important role in Rosh Ha’ayin’s growth. …..

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    Birthright

    April 8, 2015

    Birthright-Israel is an organization that provides a free 10-day trip to Israel for Jewish people ages 18 -26. Birthright believes that the experience of a trip to Israel is a building block of Jewish identity, and that by providing that gift to young Jews, we can strengthen bonds with the land and people of Israel …..

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    New to Birmingham?

    April 8, 2015

    Shalom and welcome to Birmingham! We at The Birmingham Jewish Federation want to provide you with some information about the Jewish community. Below, you will find information about local synagogues/temples, Jewish agencies, schools, and Jewish resources. Don’t let these pages fool you, however. Our Birmingham Jewish community is very much three dimensional. You’ll have to …..

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