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  • and we strive to inspire the next generation. More

Grant Applications Now Being Accepted for 2015

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara is now accepting grant proposals for the 2015 funding cycle. Please submit your application no later than 5 pm PST, November 17, 2014. 



Super Sunday is November 2. Answer the Call.

Your Gift Matters

   A Very Special Event November 16

RSVP here or call us at 957-1115

NEW Release:  
Zingt Zhe Kinder! A Yiddish Folk Music Legacy

by Lorraine Gutenplan Silverberg Klein. 


To Benefit the Jewish Federation.
Pre-order your CD for the November release date.
$18 suggested donation.  
Sample a preview here.  

Our NEW Outdoor Play Area is open! 

We have completed phase one of the outdoor play area renovation! The brand-new rubberized flooring and play equipment make it the perfect space to enjoy Santa Barbara’s gorgeous weather year-round.

Next up on the wishlist: privacy shade installation, wall-mounted equipment and updating the stucco walls.

See more photos below in our Federation Photo Gallery!



WE STAND WITH ISRAEL

The recent conflict with Gaza has left many areas of Israel with damaged buildings and infrastructure, displaced families and a traumatized population. Federation continues to stand with Israel and is helping with rebuilding and recovery efforts. Help us support those who need us most. Learn more here

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    There are many ways you can give to the community, and to Jews everywhere, through Federation. Volunteer, donate, create an endowment, or teach a class.

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    For one week every year, 125 flags fly along State Street, from the Waterfront through Downtown. We invite you to participate and show your pride by sponsoring a flag.

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    For one week every year, 125 flags fly along State Street, from the Waterfront through Downtown. We invite you to participate and show your pride by sponsoring a flag.

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    For one week every year, 125 flags fly along State Street, from the Waterfront through Downtown. We invite you to participate and show your pride by sponsoring a flag.

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    From our local community to our global family, your generosity supports programs and classes at Jewish Family Services and the JCC as well as local, national and international partner agencies.

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    From our local community to our global family, your generosity supports programs and classes at Jewish Family Services and the JCC as well as local, national and international partner agencies.

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