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Jewish Federations of North America Washington

Jewish Federations of North America Washington works to ensure that the voice of the Jewish federations is a prominent force in health and human service policy decisions. For more, click here.

This Year, Resolve To Volunteer

Make this a year to explore a world of volunteering...and make your life sweeter for yourself and others. There are many places around the globe or closer to home that need your talents and your time. The most important thing is that you resolve to make a difference...
Israel Advocacy Guide

Israel Advocacy Guide

Looking for ways to help and support Israel, or for background information/talking points on important Mideast issues? Click here.

Jewish Federations of North America Washington Internship Opportunities

Are you a student looking for a great way to spend your time in DC? Internships are now available in our Washington, DC office. Interns will have the opportunity to be exposed to a wide range of national public policy issues, especially involving human services and the non-profit sector. They will learn innovative approaches to stimulate community interest in these issues... click here for more
Washington Missions: Advocacy, Leadership, Community

Washington Missions: Advocacy, Leadership, Community

The Jewish Federations of North America Washington Missions Program provides a fresh perspective on the influence of the Jewish Community on America's social and political landscape.  Raise funds for your Federation's annual campaign. Learn how to advocate on your community's behalf. And get the low-down on the inner workings of Washington. All in three days or less. Interactive, engaging, and designed for those outside the beltway. click here for more
Jewish Finder

Did you know that...

In 1906, Oscar Strauss became the first Jewish Cabinet member, when Theodore Roosevelt appointed him

William McKinley was the first and only president to attend a synagogue with the entire Cabinet.

William Howard Taft was the first president to attend a Passover seder.

Rutherford B. Hayes' was the first president to guarantee federal workers the right to observe the S

Bill Clinton had seven Jewish Cabinet appointees, three Jewish White House Counsels, and two Jewish

Norm Coleman, a Republican Senator from Minnesota, is the fifth straight Jewish person to win his Se

Both Wisconsin and California U.S. Senators are Jewish - Herb Kohl and Russ Feingold (WI) and Barbar

Jewish Service

Repair the World
If you are looking for volunteer opportunities for college students and/or young adults, please visit Repair The World's Website. In many communities, JCorps also has opportunities.