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Archival Articles Covering The Jewish Federations of North America

July 2010

  • Rotem revises conversion bill - (JPost)
  • May 2010

  • On Israel, Jews and Leaders Often Disagree - (NYTimes)
  • US Jews: Conversion bill 'disastrous' - (JPost) 

    March 2010

  • Federation Officials in Israel to Discuss Potential Changes Conversion Laws - (JTA)
  • What do the chairs of Hillel and the Jewish Federations of North America have in common? - (JTA)
  • US Jewish Leaders Concerned Over Conversion Bill - (Jerusalem Post)
  • US Jewish Leaders in Knesset for Talks on Conversion Law - (Ynet)
  • Knesset Passes Civil Union Bill - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Biden Seeks Input on Mideast Trip - (Politico)

    January 2010

  • The Crash by Dafna Meir - (Marker Magazine)
  • Jewish federations have raised more than $2 million fo Haiti - (JTA)
  • Federation Group Retools, Moves 2010 GA - (JTA)
  • GA Moving to New Orleans - (JTA)
  • Jewish Groups, Israel Mobilizing Aid for Haiti Quake - (JTA)
  • Diaspora Affairs: Pushing the envelope - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Class Dismissed: Day Schools in the FSU Struggle with Decreased Funding (Jerusalem Report)

    December 2009

  • Diaspora Affairs: Pushing the envelope - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Class Dismissed: Day Schools in the FSU Struggle with Decreased Funding (Jerusalem Report)

    November 2009

  • 5 Finalists Announced in First Annual Jewish Community Hero Awards - (NY BluePrint)
  • Secret Mission Rescues Yemen's Jews - (Wall Street Journal)
  • UJC changes name & logo, hoping to connect to younger Jews (JPost.com)
  • Jewish Giving Umbrella Group Adopts New Name and Logo (Chronicle of Philanthropy)
  • United Jewish Communities to Become Jewish Federations of North America (Beliefnet)
  • Obama, Netanyahu to Address Jewish Group
  • UJC’s name change official - (JTA)
  • Obama to address UJC General Assembly - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Rebranding the UJC - (eJewishphilanthropy)
  • New Name for Jewish Organization (New York Times)

    October 2009

  • All For One - (Fundraising Success)
  • Heroes Contest Fueled by the Internet (Forward)
  • SCN to be national model for DHS (JTA)
  • Q&A with Jerry - (JTA)
  • Fund Aims to Empower Israeli Arabs - (New Jersey Jewish News)
  • UJC submits testimony on breast cancer bill (JTA)
  • 'UJC in the News' Archive

    September 2009

  • Local prosecutor seeks votes for charity - (Courier Journal)
  • Op-Ed: Where the blogosphere meets the boardroom - (JTA)
  • Op-Ed: Let’s engage with young Jews at federation - (JTA)
  • Young folks say that they feel left out by federations, Silverman agrees and invites them in - (JTA)
  • Unity in the Ranks - (Chief Marketer)
  • A Jewish Action Hero - (NJ Jewish Standard)
  • Attention: Do You Know a Jewish Community Hero? - (Jewish Exponent)
  • Nominate, Vote for Jewish Community Hero
  • Newark Mayor Cory Booker's Course on World Religions (In Hebrew and English) - (U.S. News and World Report)

    August 2009

  • Newark Mayor Cory Booker's Course on World Religions (In Hebrew and English) - (U.S. News and World Report)
  • Do You Know a Jewish Community Hero? - (Jewish Donor Blog)
  • Jewish Community Heroes: Social Media Case Study? (Grinspoon Institute)
  • UJC Launches Jewish Community Heroes Project - (eJewishPhilanthropy)
  • The UJC will give $25k to one of your Jewish Community Heroes - (JTA)
  • In Search of (Pittsburgh) Jewish Heroes
  • Jewish Community Heroes - (Jewlicious)
  • The Web 2.0 Awards for Jewish Community Heroes - (JGooders)
  • Jewish Security Network Meets with DHS Chief (JTA)
  • Baltimore-Ashkelon Partnership Highlighted on UJC Website! - (Baltimore Federation Blog)
  • Campaign Chairs & Directors Mission Interview with Michael Lebovitz - (Kol Yisrael Radio)
  • Local Woman a Leader in Jewish Community - (Greensboro, NC News & Record)

    July 2009

  • A Fresh Face Takes Over Embattled UJC - (The Forward)
  • Taking The Helm At UJC - (The Jewish Week)
  • UJC Taps Silverman as New Executive - (JTA)
  • Bring Back the Bungalows - (New Jersey Jewish News)
  • UJC Campaign Pledges Are Down - (JTA)
  • In a Tough economic Year, Jewish Charity Hits Mark - (The Baltimore Sun)
  • Jews Have Significant Stake in Getting Health Care Right - (The Jewish Exponent)

    June 2009

  • Jews Have Significant Stake in Getting Health Care Right - (The Jewish Exponent)
  • Summer Wave of Aliyah - (Jewish Agency)
  • Ambassador of Ukraine Oleh Shamshur meets with the United Jewish Communities’ Rabbinic Cabinet - (Embassy of Ukraine)
  • Jewish groups react: Gun control, security funding, extremism - (JTA)
  • Sebelius meets with UJC - (JTA_
  • Jews for a Just Society: OpEd by Carol Smoker - (Jerusalem Report)
  • The Trouble with 'Tribal' - (New Jersey Jewish News)
  • Op-Ed: Speak out on Health-Care Reform - (JTA)
  • New York Rabbi, Imam Denounce Violence After Bomb Plot Exposed - (Haaretz)
  • Some post-bombing arrest reaction - (JTA)

    May 2009

  • Jewish groups weigh plans to 'green' their communities - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Jewish Books Travel from UJC's shelves to the Varazdin, Croatia Public Library - (UJC)
  • Jewish organizations learn how to ‘go green’ - (JTA)
  • UJC Meets in Miami to Talk About building the Negev - (JTA)
  • The Future of Israel Lies in the Negev - (ejewishphilanthropy)
  • North American Jews Focus on the Negev - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Volunteers Repair This Corner of the World - (The Times Picayune)
  • U.S. Jews boosting Arab employment in Israel - (JTA)
  • US Jewish Leaders to Ponder Negev's Future - (Jerusalem Post)
  • Obama Budget Includes Money for Nonprofit Security (JTA)
  • Netanyahu Pressured by UJC Not to End Falash Mura Aliya (Jerusalem Post)
  • United Way Gets a Stimulus Boost
  • Applications Sought for Those Who Want to be Part of Somerset County Emergency Food and Shelter Program
  • How Not to Get Burned by the Next Madoff
  • Analyzing Obama’s first 100 days in office (The Jewish Chronicle)

    April 2009

  • Analyzing Obama’s first 100 days in office (The Jewish Chronicle)
  • Goodbye Charity (American Enterprise Institute)
  • Blogging Jewish Philanthropy (The New Jew)
  • UJC blacking out Web site for Yom Hazikaron (JTA)
  • A Time to Remember (eJewish Philanthropy)
  • Jerusalem ceremony to memorialize Jewish victims of terror abroad (Jerusalem Post)
  • North Carolina interfaith mission learns about dialogue (Jerusalem Post)
  • Obama to host Seder Thursday night (Jerusalem Post)
  • 'Pass it forward' Passover feeds charity (Associated Press)
  • Post-Katrina rebuilding efforts fueling Jewish service movement (JTA)
  • Incubator For New Jewish Ideas Bullish (Jewish Week)

    March 2009

  • JTA video of NYL New Orleans Tikkun Olam Event
  • Red Cross seeking access to Schalit (Jerusalem Post) 
  • 600 young professionals get inspired at Tikkun Olam event in New Orleans (UJC)
  • Reeves Volunteers in New Orleans - Efforts Continue in Rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina (Savannah People and Places)
  • UJC head recalls return to fold (Haaretz)
  • Southern Israel Humanitarian Needs
  • In defense of earmarks: They’re good for the Jews (NJ Jewish News)
  • Op-Ed: How not to get burned by the next Madoff (JTA)
  • Jewish leadership event in New Orleans lends a hand to Katrina recovery (Jerusalem Post)
  • Passing the big bucks (Jerusalem Post)
  • Backing health care reform, but concerned about the funding (JTA)
  • Secret Yemen Rescue Imperiled by Communal Turf Battles (Forward)
  • Spring break a reminder that volunteers still streaming to New Orleans to help rebuild (The Times-Picayune) 

  • Jewish Federation Helps Rebuild (ABC News)

  • Jewish leadership event in New Orleans lends a hand to Katrina recovery (Jerusalem Post) 
  • TikuNOLAm: Doing good in the Big Easy (NJ Jewish News)

    February 2009

  • Jewish groups watching U.S. participation in Durban II talks (JTA)
  • Stimulus bill gives $1 billion to Jewish social service providers (JTA)
  • Key U.S. Jewish groups praise Obama's economic stimulus plan (Haaretz)
  • Chairman of UJC’s national campaign resigns (JTA)
  • White House Reaches Out to Jewish Groups in Advance of Durban II (Forward)
  • UJC letter to the Senate on stimulus (JTA)

    January 2009

  • Federation leaders visit Israel's South, pledge aid (JTA)
  • Jewish community gets on the Obama bandwagon (JPost)
  • Op-Ed by UJC's Howard Rieger: Find a way to support Israelis living under fire (JTA)
  • American Jews heed call for aid to Israel (Bloomberg)
  • Op-Ed: Federal gov't must act to help the most vulnerable. By William C. Daroff and Hadar Susskind (JTA)
  • Suggestion that UJC add overseas partners rankles Jewish Agency (JTA)

    December 2008

  • Are You Ready to Be a Hero? (ejewishPhilanthropy.com)
  • Analysis: Why federations were less vulnerable to Madoff than family foundations (JPost)

    September 2008

  • The State of Communal Security, Seven Years After (Jewish Exponent)

    August 2008

  • UJC launches Georgia campaign (JTA)
  • Video: Howard Rieger discuss the situation in Georgia (Fox News)
  • On the Jewish Agenda (The Forward)
  • Anatomy of an aid effort: Rescue and relief in Georgia (JTA)

    July 2008

  • UJC leaders attend Goldwasser funeral hours after standing at Auchwitz-Birkenau memorial (Jerusalem Post)
  • Olmert: Conversion is a national priority (Jerusalem Post)
  • UJC, Jewish Agency press Olmert on conversion issue (JTA)