From mourning to joy: Israel celebrates 70 years of independence

Hundreds of thousands of Israelis participate in 70th birthday celebrations around the country. Read more.

Register now: Live audio briefing on tensions in the Middle East

Concerned about rising tensions in the Middle East? Join a live audio briefing on Monday, April 23, at 11:30 AM ET by Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus, head of the IDF International Media Branch and its top spokesperson. Register now.

Swimming upstream: JCPA committed to communal consensus

The Jewish Council on Public Affairs kicks off its annual conference in New York this weekend focused on advocacy as a Jewish communal priority. Read more.

Houston, we've got your back!

Federation's NYL Cabinet co-chair writes about ongoing needs in Houston. Read more.

How the new estate tax rules could reduce charitable giving by billions

Recent changes to estate tax rules could have a negative impact on charitable giving. Read more.