Special Events

The Jewish Federation of Greater Des Moines hosts special events that honor our Jewish heritage, celebrate community members and support Federation programs. Events are added to this page throughout the year. We also announce special events to our email subscribers, on our Facebook page, and through the mail, so we hope you’ll stay in touch.


To view all community happenings, check out our calendar.


IJHS Trip to Holocaust Exhibit

Join the Iowa Jewish Historical Society for a day trip to Union Station in Kansas City on Monday, October 4, 2021, to see the groundbreaking exhibit “Auschwitz   Not Long Ago   Not Far Away!” This exhibit features more than 700 original objects and 400 photographs from more than 20 institutions around the world.  It is the…

  • October 4, 2021

  • 9:00 am  to  3:00 pm

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