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.


Community Holocaust Remembrance Day Program

An evening of reflection on the occasion of Yom HaShoah with a screening of video interviews of Holocaust survivors from the Des Moines community. This event takes place at Caspe Terrace on Wednesday, May 1. There is a memorial service at 6:30pm, and memorial program starting at 7pm. This event possible with the assistance of…

  • May 1, 2019

  • 6:30 pm  to  8:30 pm

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