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A year in the life: Jewish teens in the FSU

Participants in Active Jewish Teens (AJT) — the youth initiative of Federation partner JDC — spent the year volunteering, educating themselves and others, and building new platforms to support Jews in the former Soviet Union. Read more.

Becoming a Changemaker

For Zoe Katz, being part of the inaugural Jewish Changemakers Fellowship earlier this year meant "broadening my horizons. It meant broadening my shoulders." Read more about Zoe's experience here.

Jewish nonprofits to get advice about securing slices of $284B relief bill

"We are pulling back together again the team of experts both from within the JFNA and lay leaders who train themselves on the program to offer volunteer support to help fill out forms and connect banks and such," JFNA's President and CEO Eric D. Fingerhut told JTA this week. Read more.
 

Congressional budget includes double the security funding for nonprofits

On Monday, December 21, Congress passed comprehensive year-end legislation that includes targeted, short-term COVID-19 relief, full-year appropriations to fund the Federal Government through September 31, 2021, as well as a series of tax and healthcare provisions. Read more about the legisla…

We are from the garden (op-ed)

Russian-speaking Jews have yet to find their place in the American Jewish community but don't give up on them – we need each other, writes Olga Markus, JFNA's new professional dedicated to engaging the RSJ community. Read more.