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Statement on Iranian attacks on Israel

Jewish Federations condemn Iran's attacks against Israel—the first by a sovereign nation since Saddam Hussein launched scud missiles at Israel in 1991—in the strongest possible terms. 

Our communities stand in total solidarity with Israel and the IDF as they work to defend themselve…

How to Talk to Kids About the Israel-Hamas War

If you are struggling, as many of us are, to navigate conversations about events in Israel with your children or grandchildren, PJ Library has compiled resources that may be helpful. As we get ready to gather around the Passover Seder table, these guides for adults and materials for…

7 Ways to Address October 7 At Your Family Seder

We were touched by Kveller's "7 Ways to Address October 7 at Your Family Seder" as this Passover is different from all other Passovers. While a Seder brings the opportunity to lean on tradition, as Kveller states in its intro, this guide offers an opportunity to reflect, mourn and celebrate…

Air Strike Attributed to Israel Kills Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander

An air strike attributed to Israel destroyed a building in Damascus earlier in the week, killing the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) commander for Syria and Lebanon General Mohammad Reza Zahedi.

Superhero Camp Builds Resilience, Community For Ukrainians Impacted by War

In war-torn Ukraine, few community members in the Kharkiv region feel safe anywhere. The exception: Superhero Camp from Federation partner, the JDC. Superhero Camp focuses on ‘finding your inner hero’ and tapping into personal strength to get you through difficult times.

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