- The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater strengthens and perpetuates Jewish life. As a leader and facilitator of collective action, we develop human and financial resources to meet the evolving and vital issues of our world-wide community, partnering with local, national and global organizations. We allocate resources to assist Jewish agencies that provide healthcare, social services and education, and aid organizations that improve human relations and provide Jewish cultural programs. We care for those in need, rescue Jews in danger, enhance Jewish security and champion the State of Israel. By accepting responsibility for one another, we improve the world with acts of righteous giving and social justice.