The People We Help

Respecting Sam Brought Him Dignity in the End

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After being found with no next of kin, no home, and no assets -- but a chai around his neck -- Sam received a proper Jewish burial because of the Federation.

Hannah Connected to Jews from Around the World

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Hannah connected with young Jews from Eastern Europe and helped them connect with their Jewish identity -- during her summer at Camp Szarvas in Hungary.

Pairing Generations to Bond with Each Other

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The seniors and teens thought they were just part of an inter-generational project, but they experienced genuine connections to each other -- filled with mutual learning, respect, and affection, as well as great hope for a strong Jewish future.

Advocating for Michail & Natalia Brought Them Home

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25+ years ago, Jewish Federations across North America helped more than a million and ahalf Jews and their spouses from the Former Soviet Union resettle in the U.S., Israel, and beyond -- places where they could reclaim their Jewish identity, raise their children as Jews, and become part of…

Educating the Fishers Made them Part of the Community

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This transplanted family wanted a Jewish school for their children. What they got was a community for the entire family.