Diaspora Ministry holds event for COVID-19-hit Jewish communities

Israel's Diaspora Affairs Ministry conducted an event on Tuesday night outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem to express solidarity with Jewish communities around the world which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

Jewish Community Foundation distributes $425K for COVID-19 relief

The Jewish Community Foundation of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation (the Foundation) today announced plans to distribute $250,000 in donor-advised grants to address urgent needs related to COVID-19 in both the Jewish and broader communities. These funds are in addition to $175,000 already dis…

Unorthodox star Shira Haas co-hosts virtual Israeli Independence Day

Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and over 30 partner organizations sponsored a global celebration of Israel’s 72nd birthday during a virtual one-hour event co-hosted by Unorthodox star Shira Haas. Featuring celebrities, members of the Jewish community from across the world, and s…

IDF soldier killed by rock thrown at his head during West Bank arrest raid

An Israeli soldier was killed in the northern West Bank in the predawn hours of Tuesday morning, after being struck in the head by a large rock during an arrest raid, the Israel Defense Forces said. Read more.

JFNA Federations offered the following message: "We are heartbroken over the murd…

Nonprofit experts push for more aggressive advocacy

Nonprofit advocates and others are urging congressional leaders to go even further to boost the ability of the philanthropic sector to fill financial gaps. Read more.