Federations and Philanthropy News Update, August 5, 2015

In a webcast co-sponsored by Jewish Federations and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and broadcast to over 16,600 people across North America, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu discusses the Iran nuclear agreement. View the webcast here. Federations participate in a meeting with the heads of leading Jewish organizations and President Obama to discuss the Iran deal.

•    Wall Street Journal – Netanyahu urges American Jews to reject Iranian nuclear deal
•    Reuters – Israel's Netanyahu asks U.S. Jews to oppose Iran nuclear deal
•    JTA – Obama, Jewish leaders exchange concerns about distortions and attacks in Iran deal debate


Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Pittsburgh, Palm Beach County, Milwaukee and Richmond.

•    The Jewish Chronicle – Iran deal gets expert treatment at Federation program
•    Florida Sun-Sentinel – Federation launches community initiatives
•    Milwaukee Business Journal – Olympian, VIP crowd welcome nearly 1,000 teens to Milwaukee, Maccabi Games
•    Richmond Times-Dispatch – Horwitz, S. Harold