Care about Gaza? Blame Hamas. (op-ed)

Hamas is to blame for the hardships faced by Palestinians, writes a top U.S. official in a new op-ed. Read more.

Pittsburgh Fed leader picked to light Independence Day torch for Diaspora

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh President Jeff Finkelstein will light a torch at Israel’s 71st Independence Day ceremony next month, Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev announced on Monday, weeks after reversing her decision to do away with the Diaspora honor. Read more.

Lone soldiers celebrate Passover in the army

For many lone soldiers, their IDF unit becomes a de facto family during Passover. Read more.

Jewish students slam BDS vote at University of Maryland during Passover

Student groups at the University of Maryland criticize student government for scheduling a BDS vote during Passover. Read more.

From Our Leadership: Renewing Tradition—A Passover Message

Like the Passover seder table, at our Federation communal table, we are placing ourselves and our history in the midst of a strategic and orderly process, seeking to make our work resonate better for our communities and our people, thereby strengthening our ability to thrive into the futur…