About Us


The Jewish Federation & Foundation of Rockland County leads efforts that strengthen Jewish life and meet the critical needs of the Jewish community in Rockland County, Israel, and around the world. We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and one of 148 Federations of the Jewish Federations of North America.

Programs for Rockland

Helping our community learn and grow on every level

PJ Library

Free books and special events for our youngest residents

Leadership Development Institute

Training future leaders

Rockland Jewish Initiative

Energizing synagogue life

Adult Education

Classes on a wide range of Jewish topics

Through our overseas partners we provide services in Israel and worldwide, wherever there are Jews in need. We support programs like the Ethiopian National Project, which has staunched a high dropout rate among Ethiopian immigrants in Israel by encouraging them to get higher degrees, and food assistance programs for elderly residents in Eastern Europe.