Families & Youth

Our Door is Open to Your Family


Your family has a place in our community and at our Federation! Meet other families and get access to free Jewish books through our PJ Library program. Jump into raising a Jewish family as a non-Jewish parent through our Interfaith Families programming. Send your child to camp on a Federation scholarship.


We seek to welcome, reach, and serve everyone interested in finding Jewish meaning and community, including interfaith couples, the unaffiliated, LGBTQ individuals, our immigrant communities, and other underserved populations.


We celebrate the diversity of today’s Jewish individuals and households and leave behind assumptions about what Jews look like or how families are configured.

The Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis, a JFGI beneficiary agency, is the community's Jewish day school (teaching a dual curriculum in general and Judaic studies) for children 12 months through 8th grade.

Interfaith families make up an increasing number of the families in our community. We want to make sure that families of diverse backgrounds who are active in the Jewish community feel welcome and have the support needed to raise their children and grandchildren with a connection to Jewish life. JFGI's Interfaith Programming is designed to support parents, grandparents, and other adults involved in the spiritual growth of interfaith children.


Contact Margo Fox, Senior Director of Engagement at (317) 715-9268 or mfox@jfgi.org for more information.

Parents' Night Out creates stronger family systems by offering parents of children with special needs a respite opportunity, as well as inclusive programming for children of all abilities in a safe, Jewish environment.

The PJ Library program supports families in their Jewish journey by sending free, age-appropriate Jewish-content books to children every month and hosting local events.

Let JFGI help your child spend the summer at Jewish overnight camp. We provide scholarships through One Happy Camper and through our own Joe and Sylvia Rothbard Family Jewish Summer Camp Program.

JFGI is proud to provide subsidies for community youth to travel to Israel in the form of the Joe & Sylvia Rothbard Family Israel Youth Experience Scholarship and Israel Youth Experience Grants.

YoPhI aims to engage Jewish youth in the greater Indianapolis Jewish community in “doing good” through philanthropic giving and service learning grounded in Jewish values and community connection.

The Jewish Community Center, a JFGI constituent agency, provides youth programs such as early childhood education, afterschool care, summer day camp, sports leagues, and more!




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