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Genesis Philanthropy Group names 39-year-old woman as new CEO

The Genesis Philanthropy Group, which funds Jewish identity-building efforts for Russian-speaking Jews around the world—promoted Marina Yudborovsky, who has worked for the organization since 2009, to CEO on Thursday. Her appointment follows the sudden death of CEO Ilia Salita late last mon…

100 young Jews are volunteering this summer as part of new service project

One hundred Jews, aged 18 to 29, are spending a month volunteering with a variety of nonprofit organizations as part of a new Jewish service alliance. The effort, called Serve the Moment, is intended to inspire young Jewish adults to perform 100,000 acts of service during a turbulent summer …

House approves to double budget of Special Envoy to combat anti-Semitism

Earlier this year, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously passed the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2019. Read more.

100 young Jews volunteer for summer service with new program

For the next four weeks, Molly Lippitt will spend her days sorting and bagging food at a Detroit distribution center that supplies shelters and soup kitchens in five Southeast Michigan counties. It’s her way of giving back in this time of self-isolation when jobs are scarce and needs are o…

Minnesota Holocaust survivor helps convict Nazi war criminal

A Minneapolis Holocaust survivor's testimony was instrumental in helping convict one of the last Nazi war criminals. She's also educated hundreds of people in her local community. Read more