About Us

The Jewish Federations of North America represents 153 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).  


To learn more, please see our latest Annual Report online or as a downloadable pdf file.

To learn more about the leadership of The Jewish Federations of North America, click here.

Local Jewish Federations
Click here to find the contact information for local Jewish Federations. This alphabetical list by state includes general phone and fax numbers with postal addresses and Web sites (where available). It is regularly updated. We welcome your comments or corrections.

Network of Independent Communities
As the umbrella organization linking over 300 non-Federated communities, the Network of Independent Communities acts as an action arm for Jewish values around the world. Click here to read more.

Global Planning Table
JFNA's innovative system for community assessment and allocation of North American Jewish philanthropy for Israel and overseas is called The Global Planning table.
The Global Planning Table is designed to be the platform where Federation leaders and professionals, historic partners, donors and experts generate collective action through high quality research and planning to determine priorities and response. Learn more about the GPT.

National Agencies of the National Federation/Agency Alliance
In addition to meeting global Jewish needs, our Jewish Federation system also helps fund and partners with important Jewish organizations in North America. We do that primarily through the National Federation/Agency Alliance, the successor to the National Funding Councils. This structure helps allocate, evaluate and/or review national agencies that seek allocations from Federations.
  Click here to learn more about the Alliance, and click here for a list of participating Federations.

The Jewish Federations of North America 990 Form
Click here to view The Jewish Federations of North America's 990 Form.
Click here to view the UIA 990 Form. 

The General Assembly (GA) is the premier annual North American Jewish conference, attracting Federation lay leaders and professionals as well as the leadership of The Jewish Federation of North America's partner organizations and other important national Jewish organizations. It’s an event that inspires and engages current and emerging Jewish leaders, tackles the most critical issues of the day, and showcases the best of the Federation movement. The GA plenaries, forums and workshops feature top speakers from the political, business and non-profit realms. 


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You may also contact individual departments listed below:

Executive Staff

Governance/Stakeholder Relations

Philanthropic Resources (Fundraising and Planned Giving)

Advocacy, Domestic Issues and Social Policy

Global Operations: Israel and Overseas


Strategic Communications & Marketing
Rebecca Dinar: 212-284-6714

The Jewish Federations of North America Website and FedWeb

General Assembly

Careers, Education & Training


Speaker's Bureau

JFNA Rabbinic Cabinet

Switchboard: 212.284.6500
Postal address:
The Jewish Federations of North America
Wall Street Station
PO Box 157
New York, NY 10268