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Jewish Agency helps terror victims: 'We tell the victim: You are not alone'

The Fund for Victims of Terror, a program of Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel, has helped more than 7,000 Israeli households since its inception during the second intifada in 2002. Read more.

IDF officer hurt by gunfire, Hamas fighter killed as Gaza border heats up

A soldier is lightly injured when sniper fire hits his helmet; in response, Israeli tank destroys Hamas post, reportedly killing 1 and injuring 2. Read more.

In Hungary, Jewish community political fight surrounds Holocaust victims

Hungary's two main Jewish groups clash over government cooperation and funding. Read more.

Rabbi appointed to serve in Illinois legislature

A rabbi has been elected to the Illinois state legislature. Read more.

Aly Raisman says she represents Americans and Jews when she performs

At the International Lion of Judah Conference this week, gymnast Aly Raisman describes how winning a gold medal to a routine set to the tune of "Hava Nagila" had an impact on Jews around the world. Read more.