We are glad you are here, and let us be the first to say, "SHALOM!" The Jewish Newcomers Committee of the Greensboro Jewish Federation is here to assist you through your transition to the triad area, and to make you feel at home and welcome in the Greensboro Jewish Community.
The diversity represented through programs, synagogues, schools and activities in Greensboro are guaranteed to foster opportunities for you to find others with similar interests to share experiences.


We are happy to meet with you and help you explore our community’s resources and different ways to get involved. Whether you are a Young Adult and would like to join one of our Jews and Brews events or J-Triad; or, you are a Young Family and would like to meet other families through PJ Library; or, if you are a little older, you might be interested in getting involved in one of our Affinity Groups or connecting with Chai Notes — Whatever it is, we will help you feel right at home.



The Greensboro Jewish Federation, recognized as a leader of small Jewish communities in the US and Canada, is distinguished by a high level of volunteer leadership commitment, its creativity and innovation, and an annual campaign of over $1.5 million. The Greensboro Jewish Federation supports Jewish people locally and globally, financially, emotionally, physcially, and spiritually. Every year, the Federation provides generous allocations to support local organizations and community activities; CLICK HERE for a list of beneficiaries and affiliates. 



The Greensboro Jewish Federation is proud to promote programs and opportunities for local Jewish education, especialy for young adults and families. Our commitment to Jewish studies helps prepares students for the challenges ahead — in the classroom and in life. For more information about Jewish educational opportunties in Greensboro, visit the Education​ page of our website.



The Greensboro Jewish Federation Community Calendar is an essential element of the Federation’s commitment to promoting active engagement in Jewish life. We are proud to live in a community that offers diverse, enriching, and meaningful experiences to all who are interested. We encourage you explore the many events sponsored by the Federation, synagogues, agencies, and organizations from the broader community.



Beth David Synagogue

Temple Emanuel

Chabad of Greensboro

B'nai Israel Synagogue 



B'nai Shalom Day School




Hadassah Greensboro

Triad Jewish Film Festival

The Greensboro Jewish Federation looks forward to greeting all visitors and newcomers to the community. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you have, or to arrange a free driving tour. We are also pleased to offer you a “buddy” to help you settle into our city - someone who can help you get started. Please contact Greensboro Jewish Federation or fill out the form below to request more information.

  • Shalom Greensboro Magazine

    Shalom Greensboro magazine is a quarterly publication of the Greensboro Jewish Federation featuring articles from the local Jewish community, updates on Federation events and programs, plus an in-depth feature article. We invite you to sign up for your free subscription to Shalom Greensboro magazine.

  • The JCRC of the Greensboro Jewish Federation would like to thank Dr. Nido Qubein, the High Point University President, for his strong response to an antisemitic incident that happened on campus. Ou...


    You have a lot to offer and so does Greensboro!
    • Great neighborhoods at great prices.
    • Vibrant downtown with growing food & cocktail culture.
    • Hundreds of accessible parks and greenways.




Downtown Greensboro combines historic significance with modern charm, including a variety of restaurants, shopping, museums, parks and a strong commitment to the arts. Antique shops and art galleries dot the South Elm area, and dining options range from eclectic food trucks to fine Southern-flavored dining. LeBauer & Center City Parks offer a full range of activities for adults and children. The Greensboro Children's Museum provides exciting hands-on learning opportunities, while the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, housed in the Woolworth’s building, tells the story of the sit-in movement.


For the most up to date information on what Downtown Greensboro has to offer, visit Downtown Greensboro Incorporated, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of #DGSO as a prosperous and vibrant urban center.


For outdoor adventures, Greensboro’s network of trails offers a variety of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors while being physically active. The Guilford Courthouse National Military Park and Bur-Mil Park are just two of many locations with walking and biking paths and a wide variety of recreational opportunities. Known for its massive annual plantings and sculptures, the Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden is also a popular and relaxing retreat.​ 

The American Academy for Parks and Recreation Administration and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) awarded Greensboro Parks and Recreation the 2020 National Gold Award for Excellence. To learn more about what Greensboro Parks and Recreation offers, visit

Education and academics are prominent throughout the city. The Greensboro Public Library strives to provide free and equal access to information and foster lifelong learning. The Greensboro Science Center includes an Animal Discovery Zoo and a new SciQuarium. Guilford College offers its Bryan Lecture Series, with internationally-acclaimed speakers. Greensboro’s major institutions of higher education are often recognized for academic excellence, sports victories, and campus diversity. 




To reach the Federation, please call
(336) 852-5433 and then dial the extension
of the person you wish to reach.


Prefer to use email? No problem!
Email us using this link and a staff
member will be glad to assist you


Tell us more about yourself, and we will be in touch.