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Jewish Agency: Israel helping Diaspora weather pandemic, in role reversal

With communities across the globe virtually frozen and on verge of financial collapse, Isaac Herzog announces disbursement of $10 million in interest-free loans as stopgap measure. Read more.

L.A. Jewish Community Foundation using $8.5M grants budget for COVID relief

The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles will distribute $8.5 million in funds for Covid-19 relief to support nonprofit organizations, both Jewish and non-Jewish, representing its entire grantmaking for 2020. Read more.

Amid coronavirus, Jewish Americans must help the global Jewish community

 

Jewish Americans must not ignore the significant distress their brothers and sisters are experiencing in Jewish communities around the world, writes the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel. Read more.

For this Black Jewish leader, movement shows some Americans finally get it

Gamal Palmer, senior vice president at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and a Jew of color, has spent years running diversity workshops and pushing for conversations about race within the Jewish community. But it wasn’t until the killing of George Floyd in late May and the mass…

A guide to safe reopening

The Secure Community Network has released a 33-page guide for Jewish organizations on how to safely reopen and resume operations. The document, “Back to Business,” was developed by The National Resumption of Operations & Organizational Reopening Working Group, a committee of experts that…