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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 …

Federation and Partners Respond to Syrian Refugee Crisis

Every day in the headlines we learn of the worsening plight of refugees from Syria and instability throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Many of those displaced are arriving in Europe illegally in old and dangerous boats sailing across the Mediterranean Sea, representing the most seve…