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JFNA Recognizes Minister Bennett’s Leadership in Engaging All Jews

Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau was wrong to criticize Minister Naftali Bennett for the latter’s visit to a Solomon Schechter community day school in Manhattan. As the minister who covers both the education and Diaspora portfolios, Mr. Bennett serves a unique role in representing …

Federation Partner JDC Hosts Chanukah Celebration for Displaced Ukrainians

Chanukah celebrations in Ukraine supported by Federation partner JDC drew thousands of revelers—including many of the 9,000 Jews caught in or displaced by ongoing conflict—to concerts, meals, children’s programs and more. View photos from the events and learn more about Federations' U…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, December 9, 2015

Citing Prime Minister Netanyahu’s remarks at the General Assembly this year, Women of the Wall question how long it will be until they are able to pray freely at the Wall. The expansion of emigration by French Jews to Israel, which has increased by 10% so far in 2015, is made possible by T…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, December 7, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg defends the structure of his plan to put 99 percent of his family’s Facebook stock towards charitable donations, private investments and community projects. 
 

 

Meanwhile, Federations a…

Jewish Agency’s Fund for Victims of Terror Issues New Grants

Fund for Victims of Terror, a program of Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel, has provided grants of $1,300 to 25 families affected by recent terror attacks in Israel since Oct. 3. The Fund has distributed $30 million to approximately 6,000 families in need since 2002. Learn more.