Federation Impact

This New Year, Find Your Place

One of the best things about the new year is the chance to make resolutions, to change your life, to finally find your place. This Rosh Hashanah, find your place at Federation.

How Do You Say Summer Camp in Greek?

Research has shown that summer camp increases Jewish engagement and pride later in life. In Greece, the success of a Federation-supported summer camp is vital to the continued existence of one of the oldest Jewish communities on earth. See how Greek Jewry is investing in its future by ra…

Education for the 22nd Century: How World ORT Sustains Jewish Life in Rome

“Growing up as a Jew in the capital of Christianity is not an easy thing. You always feel different. But you also feel a part of something.”

 

For Shirel, Rome is not just history; it’s also her home. Jews have lived in the Eternal City for 21 centuries, through golden ages and …

Helping Single Parents Stay Connected

One out of every three children will be raised in a single-parent home.

To help local families stay connected to the Jewish community, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit started SPARC (Single Parents Alliance and Resource Connection). This innovative program connects parent…

Supporting People of All Abilities

The Los Angeles area is rich with programs addressing the needs of children with special needs, but as soon as they became adults, they were on their own. With help from the Jewish Federation, Shemesh Farm sprouted up to right this wrong. At Shemesh, adults with special needs are given a…