From Our Leadership

Julie Platt is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) and immediate past Chair of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and serves as Chair of the Foundation for Jewish Camp.

From Our Leadership: Community Conquers Hate

Throughout history, we’ve had to respond to those bent on destruction. When the Second Temple was destroyed and Jerusalem was burning, and the remnant of our people were sent into exile, leading sage Rabbi Yochanan ben Zakkai responded by building an academy. Known as Yavneh, it became a s…

Amid Frustration, Here's How We Can Uphold Federations' Mission in Israel

As you have heard, while last week's Jewish Agency for Israel Board of Governors meeting was underway, the Government of Israel voted to suspend the long-fought-for resolution that would create an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel.

On the same day, the Government of Israel's Ministerial…