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French Jews continue to make aliyah in record numbers

French Jews continue to make aliyah in record numbers, with more than 3,000 new olim expected to arrive in Israel this summer. This dramatic increase is supported by Federation partner The Jewish Agency, in cooperation with the Government of Israel. Aliyah from France now exceeds that from U…

FEMA's Emergency Food and Shelter Program in danger of losing funding

FEMA's Emergency Food and Shelter Program, which helps Federations provide meals, lodging and rent/utility payments for the newly unemployed and working poor, is in danger of losing $20 million in funding. Urge your Congressional representatives to support maintaining current program fundin…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, June 29, 2015

A former Federation executive director discusses retiring and succession transition.
 

Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Cincinnati, Phoenix, Oklahoma City and South Palm Beach County.
 

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Debra Messing to speak at 2015 GA

Debra Messing, the Emmy Award-winning actress whose credits span screen and stage, will be a featured speaker at the 2015 GA. Direct from the main stage, hear her insider’s take on Hollywood and Broadway, and find out how her Jewish identity has played an integral role in her acting career…

Rabbinic Cabinet Joins Jewish Organizations Calling For Solidarity Sabbath

In honor of the victims in Charleston, Federations’ Rabbinic Cabinet joins 17 other major Jewish organizations in calling for a Solidarity Sabbath. Show your support by engaging your congregation in a thoughtful dialogue on race and extremism in today’s society, or by reaching out to a l…