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Jewish Federations Condemn UN Report on Operation Protective Edge as Biased

New York – Following the release of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry Report (COI) this week, The Jewish Federations of North America expressed disappointment that the commission chose to equate the actions taken by the Israel Defense Forces to those take…

Mandel Center's I-LEAD professional development seminar set for Aug. 10-12

The Mandel Center for Leadership Excellence's annual professional development seminar, I-LEAD, will be held Aug. 10-12 in Atlanta. Over the past 5 years, the Mandel Center has provided skills-building seminars and customized trainings for more than 3,600 volunteers and professionals from acr…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, June 22, 2015

Federation leaders gathered in Israel this week to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and others at the annual Assembly of The Jewish Agency. On a Federation mission to Ukraine last week participants met with members of the local Jewish community to learn firsthand about ong…

Bequest Giving Summit Convenes Professionals from 36 Federation Communities

An annual summit on strengthening bequest giving convened professionals from 36 Federation communities last week. Held in collaboration with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, the meeting explored best practices from the successful Create a Jewish Legacy and Life & Legacy programs. Increases i…

US's Global Religious Tolerance Ambassador Saperstein to Speak at 2015 GA

Rabbi David Saperstein, who promotes global religious tolerance as the U.S.’s first Jewish ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, will be a featured speaker at the 2015 GA.


Saperstein, who made social justice an integral part of Reform Judaism as head of its Religious A…