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Berman Jewish Databank experts review new Pew study on religion in America

Experts from the Berman Jewish Databank, a project of Federations, reviewed a new Pew study on religion in America. They highlighted that media reports that 1 in 6 Jews are “new to the faith” do not reflect the complexity of the situation, including larger questions of Jewish parentage, …

Federations welcome a new CEO of San Francisco area's Jewish Federation

Federations welcome the new CEO  of the Jewish Federation and Endowment Fund of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, Danny Grossman, a Bay Area native, brings decades of leadership experience in diplomacy, business and Jewish communal affairs to this large city Federatio…

Ukrainian Jews relocate to Israel, with aliyah numbers up nearly 100%

Ukrainian Jews continue to relocate to Israel, with aliyah numbers increasing nearly 100% this year. Since March 2014, Federations have raised $5 million to help Jews caught in the conflict in Ukraine. But 9,000 people, who have either been displaced or are unable to leave their homes, still…

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 13, 2015

A group of Jewish workers remain in Nepal to continue their work after a second earthquake hits the country.

Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Toronto, Cleveland and Western Massach…

National Holocaust Survivors Initiative at Jewish Funders Network event

The National Holocaust Survivors Initiative was a featured topic at an event co-hosted by the Jewish Funders Network. The initiative, led by Mark Wilf of Greater MetroWest, NJ and Todd Morgan of Los Angeles, is part of a Federation effort to raise $45 million over the next 3 years to addres…