Campaign Kickoff


The Campaign Kickoff event officially begins the 2018 Annual Campaign of the Tampa Jewish Federation. Our annual campaign raises essential funds to support an abundance of vital programs and services. Through our connection with the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), we support a myriad of social services and community building efforts in Israel and 70 countries around the globe.


This Annual Campaign program is open to the community at large and will features special guest speaker, Rabbi David Wolpe and a dessert reception to follow.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Bryan Glazer Family JCC – 522 N. Howard Avenue


6:00 PM – Major Gifts Reception
Open to all donors making a $5,000 minimum gift to the 2018 Annual Campaign or a minimum gift of $25,000 to the Bryan Glazer Family JCC.


7:00 PM – Program & Dessert Reception
Open to the Community


$36 per person
$18 Young Adults (ages 12-35)



Rabbi David Wolpe is the rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, California. He was named "one of the fifty most influential Jews in America" by the Forward and in 2004 delivered the keynote for the General Assembly of Jewish leaders.


Rabbi Wolpe is a frequent contributor to magazines and newspapers on subjects of Jewish and general religious interest. His columns run in Jewish newspapers throughout the country with writings, as well as profiles and reviews of his work appearing in publications such as Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, USA Today and many others. He has also been a frequent television guest, including appearances on PBS, CNN and CBS This Morning as a commentator on spiritual questions. He has been featured most recently in a series on A&E called Mysteries of the Bible.


Rabbi Wolpe is the author of six books: The Healer of Shattered Hearts: A Jewish View of God, available in paperback from Penguin; In Speech and In Silence: The Jewish Quest for God  from Henry Holt; Teaching your Children About God available in paperback from HarperCollins; Why Be Jewish?, by Henry Holt & Co.; Making Loss Matter: Creating Meaning in Difficult Times, which was a national bestseller, from Riverhead; and his most recent book, Floating Takes Faith: Ancient Wisdom for a Modern World, from Behrman House.

Guest Speaker Rabbi David Wolpe
One of the 50 most influential Jews in America" - The Forward