Jewish Festival 2014
Alan J. WynerAlan J. Wyner z'l

Immediate Past President of the Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, husband of Louise, father of Rick (Staci), David (Farren), step-father of Zoe Corwin (Danny) and Seth Blumberg, grandfather of Jacob, Logan, Ethan, Teva, and Jesse.  Our community is richer because of his warmth and generosity. May his memory be a blessing to all.
Read more about Al's life.
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JCC Building

Closed for Passover:
Our building will be closed 4/14 Erev Passover at 1 pm, and 4/15-16 and 4/21-22 all day.



car donationsVehicle Donations
Have an old car taking up space in your driveway? Donate it to Jewish Federation Greater Santa Barbara!
Why donate? Avoid the hassles of selling a car, no need to pay hefty repair bills, free up space in your gCARS Donationsarage, 100% tax deductible, give to our agency easily.
Making a donation is as EASY as filling out the online donation form or picking up a phone and speaking to a live operator.
If you have any questions just call one of our friendly operators toll-free at (866) 985-GIVE or 866-985-4483 seven days a week.
Donate your car or truck, boat, motor home, motorcycle - we accept all kinds of vehicles. Your donation is greatly appreciated!

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