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Jewish Federations and the Crisis in Ukraine: August 19, 2022

After 176 days of conflict, the fighting in Ukraine continues. According to the UN’s latest civilian casualty update, released this week, approximately 5500 civilians have been killed and 7700 injured, although both numbers are likely undercounts.  As the war drags on, Jewish Federations …

Federations urge SEC to act on anti-Israel bias in ESG financial ratings

The Jewish Federations of North America, American Jewish Committee, and The Louis D. Brandeis Center For Human Rights Under Law on Tuesday each urged the Securities and Exchange Commission to take action on anti-Israel bias in financial ratings.
 
Financial ratings firms that provide spe…

Jewish Federations and the Crisis in Ukraine: August 12, 2022

After 169 days of conflict, the fighting in Ukraine continues. As the war drags on, Jewish Federations and our partners continue to work together to ensure that urgent relief reaches the neediest, including both refugees who have fled, as well as those remaining in Ukraine.


(For pre-crisis…

Jewish Federations Applaud Legislation to Support Afghan Refugees

Jewish Federations of North America applaud the Afghan Adjustment Act that promises a pathway for permanent residence for Afghan refugees in the United States.


“The Afghan Adjustment Act affirms our country’s sacred commitment to our allies and our Jewish community calling to ‘welcom…

Federation Footprint: Promoting Religious Pluralism in Israel

Last week Federation’s iRep initiative convened Israeli civil society organizations for a discussion on how best to promote diverse options for marriage in the run-up to November’s national elections. iRep partner and participant in that discussion, Hiddush, released an independent poll