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While the vote on the Iran agreement is likely behind us...

The following statement was issued by the Jewish Federation of North America, September 16, 2015 

New York – While the vote on the Iran agreement is likely behind us, the long-term challenge of preventing a nuclear Iran isn’t. America and our allies need to closely monitor Iran’s com…

Special Message from Jewish Federations of North America President and CEO

What Happens Now? From the Desk of Jerry Silverman 

Dear Colleagues,
The Federation movement touches more Jewish lives than any other entity on the planet. In the breadth of that reach, there is more than one opinion, more than one methodology, more than one way of looking at any given sit…

Looking back and looking ahead at the new year

Shana Tova! As we prepare for Rosh Hashanah this Sunday evening, we look forward to new opportunities for the Jewish community to thrive together in the new year. We are grateful for the support of so many in making this community more connected and caring. And we are grateful for all we hav…

Remembering 9-11

Today we remember the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001. People across the United States will gather in their homes, synagogues, schools, churches, community centers, and other places to honor the memory of those who lost their lives, and to express their hope for a peaceful future.

The …

Funding is Available From the Federation

For organizations seeking major program funding from the Federation, the application process for 2016 grants of $3,000+ will open Oct. 8, 2015. To be eligible, you must attend a mandatory FUNDING MEETING.

Two dates and locations are offered for your convenience

  • Oct. 8, 7-9 PM - 230 Old …