What the Federation does
In Tallahassee, Around the Globe
The Tallahassee Jewish Federation (Federation) plays three key roles to enhance Jewish life.
Federation serves as an umbrella organization to support other Jewish organizations in town and facilitate coordination among them.
Federation undertakes initiatives to serve the local Jewish community, and also to help Jews in need in Israel and throughout the world.
Federation raises funds to pursue these goals.
Rabbi Hillel said, "If I am not for myself, who will be for me? But if I am only for myself, who am I? If not now, when?"
-- Ethics of the Fathers, 1:14
הוּא הָיָה אוֹמֵר, אִם אֵין אֲנִי לִי, מִי לִי.
וּכְשֶׁאֲנִי לְעַצְמִי, מָה אֲנִי. וְאִם לֹא עַכְשָׁיו, אֵימָתַי