Who We Help

Community at Large

Supporting partner agencies and local programs, the Federation nurtures and educates our children, maintains and strengthens Jewish life, brings comfort and care to the elderly and reinforces and sustains our connection to the worldwide Jewish community. Read More.


Financial assistance, transportation, and access to cultural programming provide quality of life for our most vulnerable elderly. Read More.


Jewish holidays, after-school enrichment activities, and making lifelong friends are what the Federation does best. There are many opportunities to involve little ones. Read More.


The Federation offers many opportunities for teens including: Funds to travel to Israel, the Annual Holocaust Essay Contest, a Bar/Bat Mitzvah matching donation fund, and more! And when it comes to the JCC what better place is there to hang out with old friends and make new ones? Read More.


Whether your family is your biological one, or the family that you have created in the Durham-Chapel Hill community – what better way to celebrate family than with the Federation? Read More.

Special Needs

BRIDGES, the flagship program of the Levin JCC has a mission of providing social, recreational, educational, and cultural programs and activities for individuals of all abilities and their families in a welcoming Jewish setting. BRIDGES serves individuals with a broad range of developmental, social, emotional and medical challenges. Read More.

Hadera, Israel

The Israel Center of our Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation, together with other area JCCs and Jewish federations, joined a Triangle Israel Task Force several years ago. This task force helps support the Ethiopian community of Ganei Alon (“gardens of oak trees”) in our sister city, Hadera. Read More.