#GivingTuesday Looking To Break $500 Million Mark

Donations on Giving Tuesday are expected to rise 26% over the previous year, according to new estimates from a leading digital agency. Read more.

JFNA FedLab goes deep with security, engagement

For Brenda S. Schwartz, the Jewish Federations of North America FedLab represented an opportunity to learn about the impact of anti-Semitism on college campuses. The chair of the Jewish Community Board of Akron chose to attend the conference, the JFNA’s first such session. Read more.

J. David Heller gives impressions about JFNA’s FedLab

J. David Heller, board chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, attended FedLab, a three-day conference for the top volunteer and staff of Jewish Federations of North America. The conference, which attracted 900 people and was styled as three in-depth workshop tracks, was held from Nov. …

In shift, US says Israeli settlements in West Bank don't violate int'l law

U.S. officials reverse their stance on Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Read more.

Federation security director Brad Orsini accepts national role

The chief security officer of the Pittsburgh Federation takes a role with Federations’ Secure Community Network (SCN). Read more.