The Heart of Jewish New Mexico since 1948

The Jewish Federation of New Mexico partners with community organizations to meet the needs of Jews in New Mexico, Israel and worldwide through leadership, philanthropy, social action, and education.

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Jewish Children's Books for Our Community

Leave a Legacy to the Jewish Community

Leave a legacy to the Jewish Community

Jewish Care Program

Learn more about our Jewish Care Program

UNM Hillel

Learn more about Hillel in New Mexico, a program of the Jewish Federation

Our 2018 "70 Years of Heart" Campaign is in Full Swing!

The Jewish Federation of New Mexico relies on your tzedakah to provide critical programs and services to the Jewish communities of New Mexico, Israel, and beyond. In our landmark 70th year, won't you join us? Federation programs include our Jewish Care Program, serving seniors, Holocaust survivors, low-income Jewish families, and other vulnerable communities throughout the state; the PJ Library program, providing free books to Jewish children ages six months to 11 years; administration of Hillel at the University of New Mexico; outreach to rural and isolated Jewish communities; publication of the New Mexico Jewish Link; financial assistance to 40 Jewish nonprofits and programs throughout the state, and much more. Contribute today, and help us maintain a safe and sustainable environment for Judaism to thrive in New Mexico from generation to generation.



Check here often for information on exciting programming and events from the Jewish Federation of New Mexico!

Jewish Burial at La Puerta Natural Burial Ground

Learn about the Federation-managed Jewish section at Natural Burial New Mexico

Leave Your Jewish Legacy

“Learn how you can make a lasting difference.


In collaboration with David Wolfe, Podcast & Radio - The Power of Voice Host of Smallbiz America, your federation brings you: Chai Desert Radio, the voice of the Jewish Federation of New Mexico. Chai Desert Radio, provides a uniquely New Mexican perspective on places, faces, and issues of importance to Jews at home, in Israel, and worldwide. We sit down with thought leaders and difference makers in the arts, culture, sports, religion, politics, and more to examine these topics through a Jewish and Southwestern lens.

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Federation and Santa Fe’s May Center for Learning Launch Fundraising Partnership

Thanks to the kindness of a generous supporter of both the Jewish Federation of New Mexico and the May Center for Learning, $5,000 in contributions to Federation will be matched to support the May Center’s groundbreaking curriculum for children with learning differences. Learn more at, and click the button below to make your contribution to Federation today, then specify in your notes that you wish for your contribution to be matched to May Center.

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