Finding meaning in celebrating Shavuot at home

Shavuot celebrants may find themselves eating cheesecake alone this year, but there is still a buffet of opportunities for personal growth, say Pittsburgh-area rabbis, cantors and Jewish educators. Read more.

Jewish communities feed those in need

Two Jewish organizations came to the aid of South Florida families struggling to put food on the table recently. Read more.

Oklahoma becomes 30th state to enact anti-BDS law

JFNA joins other Jewish groups in congratulating Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt for making his state the 30th in the U.S. to sign anti-BDS legislation. Read more.

Diaspora Affairs minister: Israel to support Jews abroad hit by COVID-19

New Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister MK Omer Yankelevich pledged the “unconditional commitment” of the State of Israel to Jewish communities in the Diaspora, and said that both Israelis and Diaspora Jews must work with mutual respect towards each other. Read more.

How the pandemic will change Jewish philanthropy

The President and CEO of the Jewish Funders Network highlights new trends in Jewish philanthropy, and says: “Remember all those debates between champions for independent philanthropy and the advocates of communal giving (like federations)? All that is gone. We finally understood that commu…