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2016 General Assembly

  • Richard V. Sandler, chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees, prepares to lead a live Q&A session with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu at the Closing Plenary

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu answers questions from Richard V. Sandler, chair of JFNA's Board of Trustees, live via satellite

  • Ambassador Ron Dermer, Israel's Ambassador to the United States, speaks at the GA

  • Young leaders Tiffany Harris (Moishe House), Jonathan Rahmani (Hillel International), Lauren Kerner (Masa Israel Journey/Onward Israel) and Jordana Kroft (JDC Entwine) share their Jewish journeys at the Opening Plenary

  • "Meet the Press" host Chuck Todd discusses the aftermath of the presidental election with Kenneth Weinstein of the Hudson Institute and The New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman at the Opening Plenary

  • David and Cynthia Shapira, co-chairs of the 2016 JFNA General Assembly, at the Opening Plenary

  • Bravo personality and Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen

  • Ronna Schneider, co-chair of Federation's National Young Leadership, and Judy Altenberg, chair of Federation's National Women's Philanthropy

  • Repping the Greater Miami Jewish Federation at the GA

  • Young leaders at the GA

  • Dede Feinberg introduces her husband, noted attorney Kenneth Feinberg, and The Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

  • The Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, shares her Jewish journey at the GA

  • The Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, in conversation with noted attorney Kenneth Feinberg

  • The Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, with Dede and Kenneth Feinberg

  • The Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, with Dede and Kenneth Feinberg

  • Shlichim from around North America at the Afternoon Plenary

  • Shlichim from around North America at the Afternoon Plenary

  • Natan Sharansky, chairman of the executive of The Jewish Agency for Israel, with shlichim from around North America

  • Federation leaders Gail Norry, Joan Lubar, Bruce Plotkin, Judy Altenberg and Michael Siegal at the Afternoon Plenary

  • Richard V. Sandler, chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees, at the Afternoon Plenary

  • GA Co-Chairs Cynthia and David Shapira with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

  • Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks offers words of wisdom at the Opening Plenary

  • Chemi Peres delivers a moving tribute to his father, Shimon Peres, z"l, at the Closing Plenary

  • Chemi Peres and Jodi Schwartz, treasurer of JFNA's Board of Trustees, at the Closing Plenary

  • Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks at the Opening Plenary

  • At the Closing Plenary of the 2016 JFNA General Assembly, two students—one Muslim, one Jewish—share how a Federation-supported school in their native Morocco helped their friendship bloom

  • Young leaders at the GA

  • The Penn Shabbatones perform the American, Canadian and Israeli national anthems at the Closing Plenary

  • Tesema Samuel, who was brought to Israel from Ethiopia as part of Operation Solomon 25 years ago, speaks about his experience at the Closing Plenary

  • Harold Gernsbacher, JFNA's national campaign chair, Tesema Samuel and Susan Stern, immediate past vice chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees, at the Closing Plenary

  • Carolyn Gitlin of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford enjoys a moment at the GA

  • Jewish leaders from around the country explore their Jewish journey at the GA

  • Iris Epstein of the Jewish Federation of the Lehigh Valley

  • Members of The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia delegation

  • Julia Reitman, chair of Jewish Federations of Canada - UIA, in conversation with Adam Silver, CEO of the Calgary Jewish Federation

  • A session at the GA

  • Top journalists and pundits discuss the impact of the recent presidential election on the Press Stage

  • Writer, composer, poet and Torah teacher Alicia Jo Rabins revealed in a a session on performing Jewish how she reinvents herself with every piece of art

  • Young leaders at the Afternoon Plenary

  • Young leaders at the GA

  • The GA Press Stage

  • Top journalists and pundits discuss the impact of the recent presidential election on the GA Press Stage

  • Working hard at the GA

  • The environment at the GA

  • Crowds gathered at the Press Stage to hear top journalists and pundits analyze the recent presidential election

  • Deep in conversation at the GA

  • Young leaders at the GA

  • The Penn Shabbatones prepare to sing the American, Canadian and Israeli national anthems at the Closing Plenary