MIM in Israel breaks down stereotypes, builds bridges

The Jewish Agency for Israel partners with the Jewish Federation of Richmond in a celebration of ballet and community building as part of its Partnership2Gether program. Read more.

Pittsburgh mayor visits Jerusalem memorial to Tree of Life shooting attack

Pittsburgh’s mayor plants an olive tree at a memorial in Jerusalem to the victims of the Tree of Life massacre. Read more.

Mural on LA building is ‘shameful act of anti-Semitism,’ says mayor

A mural painted on the side of a building in downtown Los Angeles depicts a Grim Reaper in a blue cloak covered with Stars of David holding a dead baby. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s office on Tuesday called it a “shameful act of anti-Semitism,” the Los Angeles Times reported. Read more.

Donor-advised fund grantmaking resilient in downturns, study finds

Payouts from donor-advised funds remained steady even as the U.S. economy took a downturn, according to a new study. Read more.

Federation leaders and others gather for Jewish Disability Advocacy Day

Professionals and volunteer leaders from nearly 30 local Jewish Federations join together at the United States Capitol to advocate for disability policy issues at the 9th Jewish Disability Advocacy Day. Read more about how the Jewish community is working to advance disability policy.