Tampa Jewish Community Centers & Federation Events

  • Annual President's Dinner

    The Annual President’s Dinner is an opportunity to get together to celebrate our Jewish community, its growth and successes. This event is evidence of our community’s shared commitment to carrying our community forward. This is an event with a tradition of bringing world leaders and national recognized speakers to address our community.

  • Campaign Kick Off Event

    The Campaign Kickoff event officially begins our Annual Campaign. The campaign kickoff features a special guest speaker and dessert reception. The evening also includes a Major Gifts reception, which is open to all donors making a $5,000 minimum gift to the Annual Campaign.

  • Sue & Jeff Schoenbaum Annual Community Leadership Awards

    The Sue & Jeff Schoenbaum Annual Community Leadership Awards event recognizes and honors those who have made a significant impact within the Tampa Jewish Community Centers and Federation and other local Jewish community agencies. Each award is named after a beloved community member that embodies the principles of dedicated leadership, tikkun olam and commitment to enriching the continuity of Jewish life locally and worldwide.

  • Festival of Jewish Books and Conversations

    The Festival of Jewish Books and Conversations has provided our community with a literary extravaganza featuring an exciting lineup of the year’s exceptional authors, speakers, and celebrities. From history to mystery, fact to fiction, politics to religion, and humor to political satire, the Festival offers a dynamic line-up featuring the hottest authors of Jewish interest.

  • Israel Independence Day Celebration

    The event is celebrated annually in Israel and across the US with a national holiday called Yom Ha'atzmaut (Independence Day). Every year, we host a community-wide celebration, attracting more than 2,500 people annually. We celebrate Israel's birthday with Israeli entertainment, food, kids' activities and more.


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  • The J'la | A Come As You Are Virtual Gala

    Join us for an evening of laughter and conversation at the J’la - A Come As You Are Virtual Gala! We will be honoring Jeff Vinik with the Maureen & Douglas Cohn Builders Award. Join us for a conversation with Jeff Vinik, and laughs with Bob Alper, rabbi and comedian.

  • PJ Library

    You're going to love PJ Library® in Tampa! If you love special reading time with your kid(s), PJ is perfect for you. You'll get a FREE Jewish children's book or CD in your mailbox every month! That's right, FREE. No gimmicks no catch.

  • The Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival

    TThe Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival is a celebration of the finest international films that focus on Jewish themes and is one of the most inclusive and pluralistic Jewish events in the greater Tampa Bay area. The festival delivers an extraordinary collection of gripping dramas, thought-provoking documentaries, eclectic shorts and offbeat comedies depicting Jewish life from different times and places and appealing to everyone from the most discerning film critics to family audiences.

  • The Bobbe Karpay Women of Distinction Program

    The Bobbe Karpay Women of Distinction Program, an annual event, honors more than two dozen deserving women who represent over twenty Jewish organizations and congregations in the area. The women being honored have worked diligently in creating a long list of accomplishments.