Mission Statement

Lappin Foundation’s mission is enhancing Jewish identity across generations.

We accomplish our mission by:

  • Funding dynamic programs for children, teens and adults that spark an interest in Jewish living and learning
  • Building Jewish pride
  • Developing a connection to and love for Israel
  • Serving as an educational resource center to the community for programs about Judaism, the Holocaust and antisemitism
  • Fostering positive relationships through education with individuals of all faiths
  • Imbuing young Jewish people with the desire to stay Jewish and raise their own children Jewish

Lappin Foundation removes cost as a barrier to participation whenever possible, making our programs free and accessible to all who want to participate. Our areas of programming include:

  • Youth to Israel (Y2I)
  • Teens & Tweens
  • Interfaith Outreach
  • Families with Young Children
  • Judaism, Holocaust & Antisemitism Education
  • Professional Development
  • Adults
  • Resource Center for the Community
  • Honoring Jewish Veterans
  • Commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Upcoming Programs

Shared Legacies

Shared Legacies

Tuesday, February 21, 20237:30 p.m. ET on Zoom The community is invited to a virtual discussion of the film, Shared Legacies, about the African American – Jewish Civil...

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The 1939 New York World’s Fair

The 1939 New York World’s Fair

Monday, February 27, 20237:30 p.m. ET on Zoom Join us for a colorful and engaging presentation by Gregg Philipson about the 1939 New York World's Fair. Gregg will lead us on...

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