The Jewish Federation News of Indianapolis

This is the online version of our print magazine, The Jewish Federation News.


The Jewish Federation helps Hoosiers overcome poverty, hunger and despair, and helps support programs that sustain Jewish identity and enrich our community. Together, we can make a world of difference this Passover and throughout the year. Donate today by calling 317.726.5450 or at jfeds.o…

Synagogue Community News April 2015

Congregation Beth Shalom Bloomington

Congregation Beth Shalom of Bloomington, Indiana celebrates its 50th anniversary
This year marks 50 years of an official Jewish presence in Bloomington, Indiana. In May 1965, several prominent Jewish residents of Bloomington formed the University Jewi…

The JFGI Community Calendar

There’s always something exciting going on in the Indianapolis Jewish community! Stay in the know about events and important meetings via the JFGI online community calendar. You can find the community calendar at, where you may also submit y…

Holocaust Memorial Day/Yom Ha’Shoah

Community-Wide Erev Yom Ha’Shoah Service
Wednesday, April 15
7:00 p.m.
Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, Indianapolis
Speaker: Dr. Efraim Zuroff, Director, Simon Wiesenthal Center, Jerusalem. This program is open to the public and the entire Jewish community.

State of Indiana’s 17…