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DC Federation invites Federations to use Jewish Food Experience model

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington invites Federations to bring the Jewish Food Experience (JFE), their highly successful engagement initiative, to their communities—for free. Launched just two years ago, JFE has helped the D.C. Federation attract widespread media attention and a co…

Houston Flood News Update

Jewish communities across the country, including JFNA, join in reaching out to the Houston community as massive floods inundate the region. A Houston-based reporter reflects on his experiences from this week. More and more Jewish volunteers in Houston are stepping forward to aid the victims …

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 29, 2015

A new study shows that nearly 90 percent of wealthy adults feel that charitable giving is an important part of their lives.

 


Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta,…

UIA protects donors’ tax deductions to ensure gifts are applied as intended

United Israel Appeal protects donors’ tax deductions to ensure that gifts made by individuals in the U.S. to organizations or projects in Israel are applied as intended. This week, the UIA helped specific donors, through their Federations, rethink contributions that the IRS would not have …

Aliyah numbers are up 41% for the first quarter of 2015

Aliyah numbers from the first quarter of 2015 increased by 41% over the same period last year. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, 72 olim from Ethiopia, 2,506 from Ukraine and 1,985 from Russia have arrived in Israel so far this year with the help of the Federation-funded…