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The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents and supports 154 Jewish Federations & over 300 independent Jewish communities.

Our Vision Protecting and enhancing the well-being of Jews and Jewish communities in North America, Israel and around the world.
Our Mission Leading a bold continental Federations collective to mobilize financial and social resources through its philanthropic endeavors, strategic initiatives and international agencies to strengthen the Jewish people.
Our Values Taking responsibility for each other according to the principles of chesed (caring and compassion), Torah (Jewish learning), tikkun olam (repairing the world) and tzedakah (social justice).

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About Israel Advocacy & About Federations  

The Federation Connection Blog
The Federation Connection blog explores issues shaping our community. On the blog: "When you hear a siren, you run for cover"; the Daily Media Report.
How Can You Make a Difference? Our Partners
JFNA Is Keeping You Informed, Daily.  

How The Jewish Federations of North America Makes a Difference Learn More About JFNA

  • National Women's Philanthropy National Women's Philanthropy

    NWP exists to serve the goals and mission of our federation system, its communities and network, and to strengthen the influence of women donors as philanthropists and decision-makers. more

  • National Young Leadership National Young Leadership

    Our NextGenJews website informs, inspires, and connects young, socially conscious Jewish adults. Learn about our exciting programs, including the upcoming NYL Summer Trip to Israel. more

  • JFNA Missions Our Missions

    Our missions are travel experiences unlike any other. Join us as we explore the past, present, and future of the Jewish people in Israel and around the world. more

  • Planned Giving & Endowments Planned Giving & Endowments

    A planned gift to your Jewish community enables you to be present forever. With programs like "Create a Legacy", ensure the survival of the Jewish people for years to come. MORE

  • Offices in Israel & Washington DC Washington, D.C. Office

    Promoting our interests and concerns to members of Congress & the Administration, while ensuring that the voice of the Jewish Federation is a prominent force in health and human service policy decisions. more

  • Overseas Partners Israel & Overseas

    We provide info & support, helping to connect the North American Jewish community with Israel and World Jewry through our historic partners, the Jewish Agency and JDC. more