Shalom Austin

Shalom Austin is the hub of Jewish life in Central Texas.

Through our cultural values, we provide services and resources to connect, empower and impact the community locally, nationally and around the world.

Shalom Austin knows the Jewish people of Austin will live their best lives when they can access a vibrant, thriving community of people who share a culture of common life experiences.

We provide leadership, financial support, services, facilities and connections with people and Jewish organizations throughout Austin, Israel and the world.

We are the convener of Judaism in Central Texas, connecting people and organizations with shared culture and life experiences.

We empower people and organizations that make a difference in our Jewish community through leadership development, volunteer opportunities and philanthropic involvement.

We positively impact people’s lives through the services and facilities we offer.



The mission of Shalom Austin is to enhance the quality of Jewish life in the greater Austin area and around the world through philanthropy, education, social service, culture, spirituality and total wellness.


Shalom Austin consists of four main branches. The Jewish Federation, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family Service, and Jewish Foundation work together to comprehensively address the needs of Austin’s Jewish community in collaboration with area congregations, schools and community organizations.