Israel Children’s Zone Conference Call

Federations learned about the Israel Children's Zone, a program piloted by JUF/Chicago in their partnership region in Israel, and how it can be replicated in other cities. Listen to the recording of the conference call and read the executive summary.

Prime Minister’s Council Mission Returns

78 participants joined the Prime Minister’s Council Mission, led by Beth Goldsmith (Baltimore) and Harold Gernsbacher (Dallas) in collaboration with JUF/Chicago. Participants pledged more than $5.3 million to the Annual Campaign, a 14.7% card-for-card increase from 2015, plus $25,000 in su…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, October 21, 2015

Federations express disappointment in UNESCO’s draft resolution that would strip the Jewish people of their connection to the Western Wall; UNESCO has since dropped the clause in the draft after it was condemned by the Israeli government and Jews worldwide.

Register Now for GA Investment Lunch with Barney Frank

GA15: Investment Lunch featuring former Congressman Barney Frank will spotlight the 5th anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, which affected financial regulations and has deep implications on how to best steward the $16 billion in Federation and foundation endowments and assets. Register now f…

Media Statement: Jewish Federations on UNESCO’s Dangerous Draft Resolution

Tomorrow the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will consider adopting a resolution that would change the status-quo of the Temple Mount and declare the Western Wall a part of the al-Aksa Mosque compound.

Jewish Federations are bitterly disappointed th…