Federation Impact

JFNA Gets $5M to Help Holocaust Survivors and Others with History of Trauma

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living/Administration on Aging awarded a $5 million grant to The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to expand Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) care to Holocaust survivors, other older adults…

Women and COVID: Rising to Meet the Challenge

Through their philanthropy and their hands-on community service, Federation women have always been deeply involved in repairing the world. These days, women are more active than ever, rising to the challenges brought by the pandemic and working to improve lives in their own communities and a…

Planning Reopenings, Jewish Institutions Navigate Minefield of Challenges

When Jewish institutions like JCCs and synagogues shut down this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, it often felt like a wrenching decision arrived at reluctantly after careful deliberation. Now, deciding how and when to physically reopen Jewish institutions is proving at least as…

How Is COVID-19 Spike in Florida Affecting Jewish Community?

Since early June, Florida has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases. The Sunshine State has recorded nearly 450,000 cases, second only to California. And with well more than 6,000 deaths, the state is struggling as the school year is set to start in only four weeks. Vanessa Donaher is the head…

Fed Impact: Food Insecurity During COVID-19

On college campuses and among children and seniors, food insecurity is rising as a result of COVID-19. Watch this video and see how Federations help.