Baltimore program taking black teens to Israel lauded for forging bonds

A Democratic lawmaker establishes a fellowship that seeks to bridge gaps between African-Americans and Jews in his Baltimore district. Read more.

JFNA Comments on Recent Shootings

We were saddened and horrified by two new tragic shootings targeting innocents in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. There are no words to convey our grief and we struggle to find solace in prayer, yet our community’s commitment to stamp out hate and rise when things feel dark is well known.…

American Jews are asking: Is it safe to pray in synagogue?

Collaboration between Federations' Secure Community Network (SCN), the ADL and others aims to help Jews feel safe gathering at communal institutions after an uptick in antisemitic violence. Read more.

Florida Congresswomen Champion the TIME for Holocaust Survivors Act

JFNA supports legislation in Congress that would provide enhanced social services for Holocaust survivors. Read more.

JTA editor in chief Andrew Silow-Carroll named editor of the NY Jewish Week

After three and a half years as editor in chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Andrew Silow-Carroll will be the next editor of the New York Jewish Week. Read more.