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Jewish Federation volunteers bring holiday joy to refugees in Poland

A group of seven Russian-speaking volunteers from the U.S. and Canada will lead high holidays activities for hundreds of Ukrainian refugees of Jewish descent in Poland, bringing a message of unity and hope at the start of the Jewish New Year. The initiative is coordinated by Jewish Federati…

Gov’t Includes Federation Recommendations on Family Caregiver Support

A major National Strategy released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services detailing hundreds of actions the federal government will take in the coming years to support family caregivers has incorporated recommendations provided by Jewish Federations of North America’s Center o…

Jewish Federations Meet with Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid

Representatives from the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations met with Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid in New York. In a joint statement, the organizations shared:
 

We were honored to meet with Prime Minister Yair La…

Jewish Federations & The Crisis in Ukraine: September 15

In what many believe was a significant turning point in the war this week, the Ukrainian army launched a major counter-offensive against Russian forces, and succeeded in recapturing territory lost in the early stages of the invasion as well as dealing a severe blow to Russian supply chains. …

Jewish Federation leaders accompany 209 Ethiopian olim to Israel

Dozens of community leaders from Jewish Federations across the U.S. and Canada along with Jewish Agency for Israel senior officials spent 3 days in Ethiopia, where they visited sites of historical significance to Ethiopian Jewry, met with families waiting to immigrate to Israel and learned a…