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Federations Lead Communal Effort Urging Congress to Reduce Gun Violence

Jewish Federations of North America sent a letter in favor of the bipartisan Safer Communities Act, in the largest collaborative effort of the Jewish community in support of legislation to reduce gun violence. The letter was signed by 239 national and local organizations – including 104…

Jewish Federations & the Crisis in Ukraine: June 23, 2022

After 119 days of fighting, Russia is trying to consolidate its gains in Ukraine’s east. As the war drags on, Jewish Federations and our partners continue to work together to ensure that urgent relief reaches the neediest. (For pre-crisis background on the Jewish community in Ukraine, s…

The Lifesaving Work of Federations’ Core Historic Partners

The Lifesaving Work of Federations’ Core Historic Partners: The Jewish Agency for Israel, JDC, and World ORT
 
The first post in this series described Jewish Federations’ investments before the Ukraine crisis and fundraising and allocations since the crisis began. The second post deta…

Jewish Federations Honor Juneteenth

Jewish Federations of North America are proud to commemorate Juneteenth, which marks the day when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1865 to take control of the state and ensure that all enslaved people were freed. The troops’ arrival came a full two-and-a-half years after the s…

Jewish Federations Congratulate New Chair of the Exec of The Jewish Agency

The Jewish Federations of North America congratulate Maj. Gen. (Res.) Doron Almog on his nomination today as the next Chairman of the Executive of our partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel. We are very excited to begin partnering closely with Doron, a highly admired professional who has dedi…