UJFT Annual Report 2016 Final.pdf


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UJFT Mission & Vision
Our Mission
The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater strengthens and perpetuates Jewish lives. As a leader and
facilitator of collective action:
• We develop human and financial resources to meet the evolving and vital issues of our world-wide
community, partnering with local, national, and global organizations.
• We allocate resources to assist Jewish agencies that provide healthcare, social services and education,
and aid organizations that improve human relations and provide Jewish cultural programs.
• We care for those in need, rescue Jews in danger, enhance security and champion the State of Israel.
By accepting responsibility for one another, we improve the world with acts of righteous giving and social justice.
Our Vision
The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater nurtures a vibrant, engaged, inclusive and caring Jewish
community whose collective action is guided by our values.
Our Values
Kol Yisrael:

We are one People, responsible for one another.

Tzedakah: We have an obligation to share our resources with our fellow human beings.
Tikkun Olam:

We are to actively participate in repairing the world.

Gemilut Chasadim: We have a responsibility to perform acts of loving kindness.
Torah:

We are committed to lifelong Jewish learning.

We nurture
a vibrant,
engaged, inclusive
and caring Jewish
community.

We develop
human and
financial resources.

We strengthen
and perpetuate
Jewish lives.