Jewish Education & Engagement Update May 2, 2016

Marketing guru Seth Godin argues that the internet has replaced mass marketing with individual ‘tribes.’ Two articles review a new book that stresses the importance of relationship building over programming. Hillel outlines best practices for engaging young adults and creating a stronge…

Negev Now Initiative Allocates Funds to New Wellness and Nutrition Programs

$96K allocated to new wellness and nutrition programs in Israel's south through Federations’ Negev Now initiative. Research has shown that public health and healthy lifestyles, which these grants will help develop, are an essential part of community resilience. For more information, conta…

National Young Leadership Cabinet Accepting Applications

Know a promising young leader? Encourage them to apply for National Young Leadership (NYL) Cabinet, Federations’ premier development program whose 4K+ alumni have become important Federation and Jewish communal changemakers. Review applicant guidelines, then submit candidate application a…

Severe Floods Strike Houston Jewish Community - Help Now

Federations have set up the Houston Relief Fund to help the Houston Jewish community after it is devastated by flooding for a second straight year.

April is Autism Inclusion Month

Advocating for and with people with autism is an integral part of Federations’ work around disability inclusion and access. April is Autism Awareness Month; contact Senior Legislative Associate Aaron Kaufman for event ideas or to be connected with disability inclusion specialists.