Webinar on Pew study of Israel now streaming

Webinar on headline-making Pew survey of Israel with expert Alan Cooperman drew a wide audience of Federation leaders yesterday. The full talk and slides are now available to watch and share. View the webinar.

Berman Jewish DataBank Releases Data on Small and Intermediate Communities

The first-ever compilation of small and intermediate community data was just released by Berman Jewish DataBank, a project of Federations. This summary of nearly 2 decades of critical demographic, Jewish life and social service needs information can help communities contextualize their own…

New Data Suggests Charitible Giving Increases in Election Year

Contrary to popular opinion, a collection of 2012 giving data suggests that political donors increase their charitable giving during an election year. 

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, a topic at the forefront of Federations’ advocacy and inclusion agendas. For help planning events or to connect with Federation disability inclusion specialists, please contact Aaron Kaufman, senior legislative associate. 

Brazilian Alyiah Rises 150% Over Past Two Years

Aliyah from Brazil rose 150% over the past two years, with dozens of olim arriving in Israel on Monday. More than 1,000 Brazilians have begun the aliyah process for 2016, part of a surge in immigration to Israel from Latin America. Read about an Israeli emissary in Brazil from Federation par…