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.


1945 Screening

The Jewish Federation will be showing “1945” at The Caspe Terrace. The film concerns two Jewish survivors of the Holocaust who arrive in a Hungarian village in August 1945, and the paranoid reactions of the villagers, some of whom fear that these and other Jews are coming to reclaim Jewish property. We will also be providing…

  • December 16, 2018

  • 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm

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