FAQ

How do I register for a hotel?

A discounted block of rooms will be available at our host hotel, with details on making room reservations available by the time registration for the GA opens.

How do I find out if others from my community are attending?

Please contact your local Federation to see if there will be a contingent from your area.

What is the GA registration cancellation policy?

Depending on the timing of the cancellation, full or partial refunds may be provided for cancelled GA registrations. Hotel cancellations are subject to the hotel cancellation policies noted in the hotel section. All cancellations (hotel or registration) must be received in writing via email to GA@wyndhamjade.com. Please include your confirmation number in your request. 

I’m a student and would like to attend. What are my options?

The GA welcomes students, and may provide lower-cost options to make this more affordable.

What are the registration fees for the GA?

GA General Registration $499

Federation/Jewish Communal Professional $399

Daily Rate    $189

The GA will be offering Sunday, Monday and Tuesday Daily Rates for $189.  Only one day pass may be purchased per person, and day rates are neither refundable nor transferrable to a different date.

Registration for pre- and post-GA Institutes, meetings, luncheons and other functions will be available soon. We advise that you hold off on booking flights until this is finalized.

Are there any security measures I should be aware of?

For security reasons, GA badges must be worn at all GA events. Badges will be provided upon check-in at GA registration. Metal detectors and other security measures may also be in place for some sessions. Non-registered persons will not be allowed access to any GA events. The Jewish Federations of North America reserves the right to withdraw the credentials of any delegate to the GA. Unauthorized print materials may not be distributed, and no solicitation is permitted.

Will the food provided at the GA be kosher?

All meals provided at the GA will be under the kosher supervision. Details about this supervision will be added here at a date closer to the event.

What is the schedule of religious services?

Daily religious services will be held, and exact times and locations will be included in the GA's online program.

How can I find out about programming scheduled for the GA?

The GA website will always have the most up-to-date program details.  We will post them to this site as soon as they are confirmed. 

I have additional questions about the GA. Who should I contact?

For registration/housing inquiries, please contact us at 1-866-208-2144 or via email

For all other inquiries, email us at gainfo@jewishfederations.org or call the GA Helpline at 212-284-6990.

What are the dates of the 2015 GA?

The GA runs from Sunday, November 8th through Tuesday, November 10th. However, please be aware that there are additional programs immediately before and following the GA. We advise you to hold off on purchasing flights until the pre- and post-GA events are finalized.

Where is the GA being held this year?

The core GA program is being held at the Hilton Dupont Circle in Washington, DC.

What is The Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly?

The Jewish Federations of North America's General Assembly (GA) is the premier annual North American Jewish communal event, attracting Federation volunteer leaders and professionals, the leadership of our partner organizations and a range of national Jewish organizations.

The GA inspires and engages current and emerging Jewish leaders, tackles the most critical issues of the day and showcases the best of the Federation movement.