Welcome to the St. Paul Jewish Federation

Together, we care for people in need, rescue people in danger and keep Jewish life strong.

These short videos describe three of the things your support allows us to do

Creating community

Federation helped Minnesota HIllel reach out to campuses across the state.

Building Jewish identity

Federation sends free Jewish books and music to young children ages 6 months to 8 years.

Inspiring young Jews

Federation helps teens make personal, lasting connections to teens in Israel through Teen Mifgash.

Mitzvah Crawl: Go behind the scenes at the Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company

See The Last Schwartz, called "buoyant... indisputably funny," then stay to learn how actors, staff, and designers make the production happen.

This St. Paul Jewish Federation Mitzvah Crawl with MJTC is on Saturday, November 10, 8:00-10:45 p.m.
The $38 tickets will be comped so you pay only $10 for an engaging evening of theater and insight. Please RSVP by Wednesday, Nov. 7. Learn more and RSVP

PJ Library sends FREE, award-winning books that celebrate Jewish values and culture to families with children 6 months through 8 years old. Every month, your child will get an age-appropriate book or music. Signing up is easy, and takes less than 3 minutes.

Learn more and sign up today!

What's cooking? Flavors of the Mideast! Join chef and teacher Zehorit Heilcher and St. Paul shlicha Tal Dror for cooking classes this winter. You will learn about the culture, flavors and stories from the Mideast to the Midwest. Each session will feature a different dish.


Sundays, 2-4 p.m. beginning Feb. 3. One class is $25 or sign up for all five for $120.

Learn more and RSVP

  • Who We Are

    Since 1935, the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul has been our community's central address for meeting Jewish needs - responding to crises, fighting poverty, strengthening Jewish identity and promoting social justice.

  • What We Do

    For thousands of years, the Jewish people have had a tradition of taking care of those in need. That tradition continues through the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul. Every day, our work is felt by millions both here in greater St. Paul and throughout the world.

  • Ways to Give

    The Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul's Annual Campaign funds vital programs and services locally, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries worldwide. Your single gift to the Annual Campaign helps alleviate Jewish poverty, provide emergency relief, ensure a Jewish future and support the greater St. Paul community.