JFGI Education

Building Capacity, Community, and Bridges through Education

All programs listed below are open to the entire community (unless geared towards a specific age or professional demographic) and are either free or do not have a different fee structure between members and non-members. We want everyone to feel welcome to learn and grow in our community!







Upcoming Community Learning Events

  • Join us as visual and performing artists explore the story of Jonah in the Bible and the Quran and consider a variety of themes including the arbitrariness of unwarranted compassion and the desire ...

  • This 3-session program helps interfaith families find their place in bar/bat mitzvah through learning about the lifecycle event, meeting with families who will share their prior experiences, and de...

  • Deborah Sisterhood present "Sephardic Cooking Series @Etz"

    Don't miss this opportunity to learn to cook Sephardic foods from members and descendents of some of Etz's founders, some of whom contrib...

Nurturing a Network of Jewish Learning 

The mission of JFGI is to promote the vision of a vibrant, engaged, inclusive, and sustainable Jewish community.  We are committed to investing resources to support a robust network of Jewish learning in our community through:



Aims to strengthen the quality and professionalism of educational leaders and programs in our community through: Professional Development Programs, JFGI Education Grants, and Leadership Development Opportunities.


Aims to optimize educational experiences as a tool to strengthen community ties through: Youth Programming, Supporting Diversity, and Community Learning Programs


Aims to utilize education as a mechanism for building bridges with others outside of the Jewish community through: Holocaust Education, Programming in Schools, and Library Outreach Programming.