Fairfax, VA United States – OU Communities

About this community

Northern Virginia (NoVA) is the largest sub-region within the DC Metropolitan area with one of the fastest growing Jewish populations in the country. With a geography that ranges from world-class technology centers to historic cities and towns, from urban corridors to rural countryside, NoVA offers unparalleled options for home and business locations. Central Fairfax, where the Eruv is located, is 15 miles west of downtown Washington DC and adjacent to the Capital Beltway.

Fairfax supports a growing diverse Orthodox community with all the infrastructure in place, including a shul, mikvah, kosher meat available at our local grocers, a wide variety of preschool, day school and camp options, a full service JCC and an Eruv. Additional amenities are just a short drive away about 45 minutes in neighboring Washington, DC and Montgomery County, Maryland.

Career opportunities abound as our local economy is thriving due to our proximity to multiple federal agencies as well as 11 Fortune 500 company headquarters. Banking, technology, health care, and engineering industries are close by and hiring.

Our Eruv encompasses numerous housing options that serve the needs of our community including apartments, condos, and house within walking distance of the synagogue. The cost of living in Fairfax is very competitive. 3 BR/2.5 bath homes start at $400K. Property taxes are low.

Our community’s strong reputation for kindness and warmth means you will quickly feel like you’ve always lived here. We are eager to welcome you and your family to our neighborhood. Let us know when you are coming to visit!

Multiple professional and military discounts available for local businesses.


Affordable Apartment Rentals

Affordable Homes/Co-ops


Job Opportunities

Kosher Food Availability

Kosher Dining

Low Taxes


Retirement/Senior Living

Special Needs/Disability Resources

Yeshiva Elementary Day School

Yeshiva High School

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