Israel tackles COVID-19 challenges facing Jewish communities globally

Israel is reaching out to the Jews of the Diaspora and has initiated a roundtable of global and regional Jewish organizations to assess the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Jewish communities and prepare a plan for their rehabilitation. The conference was initiated by Jewish …

Senate passes Holocaust education act, heads to president for signature

JFNA praised the U.S. Senate for passing the Never Again Education Act, which would help provide federal funding to expand Holocaust education in the U.S., with bipartisan support. Read more.

Netanyahu appoints Gilad Erdan to double role of ambassador to U.S., UN

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday announced that Likud minister Gilad Erdan would be appointed as Israel’s ambassador both to the United Nations and to the United States, as the premier works to divvy up the ministerial portfolios designated for his right-wing religious bloc in t…

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…