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

A Preview of Introduction to Judaism

A Preview of Introduction to Judaism

This course is geared to: Individuals of faiths other than Judaism who want to learn more about Judaism or who are considering conversion to Judaism Individuals who identify...

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Shared Legacies

Shared Legacies

Thursday, June 8, 20237:00 p.m. ET on Zoom Join us for a screening of the full length documentary, Shared Legacies: The African American - Jewish Civil Right Alliance. The...

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