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Major Jewish organizations form emergency pandemic coalition

Eight major Jewish organizations led by The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) formed an emergency coalition today to help the Jewish community collectively respond rapidly and effectively to the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on Jewish life. Read more and view full media release.

Impact of closures wreak havoc with food & finances

While the long-term impact of the coronavirus is yet to come, Jewish communal organizations are already hearing from small business, individuals and groups that have immediate financial needs as they try and cope with the shutdowns. At the same time, many are concerned that donors may not be…

Coronavirus updates: Warnings for Passover travel, Israelis under lockdown

The spread of COVID-19, a new coronavirus, is reshaping Jewish communities. JTA collecting the news flowing in from across the globe. Read more.

Special live performance by Israeli singer-songwriter Idan Raichel

Join the global Jewish community for a special performance by a renowned Israeli artist in response to the coronavirus crisis on Sunday, March 22, at 4PM ET. The event is hosted by Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel. 

Coronavirus: Infected Israelis hit 705 as emergency orders roll out

Israel's Health Ministry guidelines to fight the spread of coronavirus will no longer be recommendations or requests. Rather, overnight Thursday the government signed existing restrictions into legally enforceable orders, hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a national stat…