A JK-12 pluralistic school that engages students in an exemplary and inspiring general and Jewish education.

Planned Giving & Endowments

Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School has more than 3,000 alumni who lead purpose-driven lives and engage the world through Jewish values.

Consider your personal legacy and take action to leave a lasting impression at CESJDS. You can ensure a Jewish education that provides context for principles, cultural continuity, and spiritual reflection. The simplest way to provide for CESJDS is through a gift in your will or trust.



CESJDS is proud to be participating in the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Create a Jewish Legacy program. We, as a community, are working together to inspire love of Jewish life and learning.

Please contact Sharon S. Metro, Director of Development at (301) 692-4861 or smetro@cesjds.org for more information to discuss your philanthropic goals.


Thank you to the participants in the Building Our Future Endowment Campaign. Previous gift announcements and the campaign archive are available.