Programs and Services
We're here to serve you and your family. Our Federation activities include:

  • Summer camp for ages 4-10
  • Scholarships for Jewish Studies (college)
  • Scholarships to Israel for High School Students (teens)
  • Adult Education
  • Leadership Development
  • Social Services for Seniors, for teens, for young families, for singles (information and referral services)
  • Gerson Family Jewish Free Loan Fund (no interest loan program for those in need)
  • Emergency and transient assistance
  • Senior Services (activities, home visits, cultural programs)
  • Immigration assistance (assistance with HIAS, INS)
  • Home visits for shut ins
  • Cultural activities (open to the entire community)
  • Educational Missions to Israel, New York, Washington, D.C.

Contact either Congregation Achduth Vesholom (260-744-4245) or Congregation B'nai Jacob (260-672-8459) for a complete list of committees and activities. 

Federation committees include: Community Relations, Allocations, Social Service, Cultural/Adult Education, Youth and a Caring committee. 

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Rifkin Campus at 5200
Created from stone and bronze by Sculptor Cary Shafer, the sign on Old Mill Road highlights the 
Rifkin Campus at 5200 Partners: 
  • Congregation Achduth Vesholom
  • Jewish Federation of Fort Wayne
  • Fort Wayne Jewish Cemetery Association
  • Madge Rothschild Resource Center
  • Brightpoint Head Start




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Jewish Federation
of Fort Wayne
5200 Old Mill Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Phone:  260-456-0400
Fax:  260-456-0500

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of North America


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Thoughtful Thursdays 

Be Part Of Our Team As We Begin 7th Year

The Jewish community's Thoughtful Thursdays volunteers are beginning a 7th year helping the 72 children who attend Brightpoint Head Start at the Temple. Under the leadership of Jamie Berger, our team will assemble bags on the dates listed below. All are welcome to assist.

Dates for assembling bags: 
  • Wednesday, December 7
  • Wednesday, January 18
  • Wednesday, February 1
  • Wednesday, March 1
  • Wednesday, April 12
  • Wednesday, May 3 (Final Bag)


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