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The Federation Annual Campaign ends December 31!

Make your gift online here.


Save the date: the 2015 Santa Barbara Jewish Festival will be Sunday, May 3, 11 am - 4 pm at Oak Park! Our theme this year is Peace. 

Early "dove" discounts begin NOW for vendor and sponsorship applicants! 
 

Get more details and a Booth Application hereWhether you’d like to promote your business, non-profit, artistic talents, culinary skills, or more, the Jewish Festival is your place for all things Jewish in Santa Barbara!

We look forward to hearing from you regarding your plans to join us in 2015.
We invite you to participate and receive added exposure and showcase your business within the Santa Barbara Jewish Community in our event Sponsorship program with your choice of Sponsorship packages.

This enables your company to receive the greatest possible tangible returns on sponsorship dollars, and to meet your company’s individual needs, budget and marketing plans - all while supporting our community in a meaningful way.
For more information, email Mike Witt or call (805) 957-1115, x113. 

Your Gift Matters



Join us from 5-7 pm, Thursday, Dec. 18 for our Family Chanukah Party! It's free and open to all - RSVP here


Buy your Vodka Latke tickets here


New Undergrad Program Sends Students to Study Business in Israel!
Jewish Federation is excited to announce the Israel Summer Business Program - a new course offered by the Olin Business School, at Washington University in St. Louis. This six-week program will immerse students in the unique and innovative environment of Israeli business. It is open to ALL undergraduate students of all faiths and beliefs, regardless of major.
The application deadline is Feb. 15, 2015 though application evaluations and early acceptance will begin Jan. 5.
Learn more about this unforgettable opportunity! 

 


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

by Lorraine Gutenplan Silverberg Klein. 

To Benefit the Jewish Federation.
Order your CD here today - in time for Hanukkah!
$18 suggested donation.  
Sample a preview here




From Broken Glass: Reflections of Survival and Life Renewed

Commemorating ten years of the Portraits of Survival permanent exhibit and the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht
For more images, scroll down to our Photo Gallery at the bottom of this page.  

Images courtesy of Eric Isaacs of EMI Photography.

You can watch video interviews with Survivors here.

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