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JFNA statement on NSGP funding in Homeland Security Appropriations bill

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) commend the House Appropriations Committee for including a total of $180 million for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) in the FY 2022 Homeland Security Appropriations bill, which was favorably re…

JFNA Statement on Homeland Security Appropriations Bill

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) would like to thank members of the House Appropriations Homeland Security Subcommittee for their continued support of the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) and the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP).


NSGP provides federal support …

Jewish groups urge congress to speak in solidarity with AAPI communities

Jewish groups, led by JFNA, sent a letter to Congressional leaders encouraging them to take action on hate crimes in light of the recent increase in attacks on the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. The letter focuses on bipartisan legislation along the lines of the NO HATE …

After Atlanta massacre, Jewish groups rally on behalf of Asian Americans

In response to this week's shootings in Atlanta, JFNA said, "Across the country and around the world we must work together to fight hate in all forms. Our hearts are with the Asian American community and the families of those who lost love ones in this senseless act of violence. May their me…

White supremacist propaganda nearly doubled in 2020 to most in decade

Last year, the United States saw the most white supremacist propaganda in a decade, with thousands of flyers, bumper stickers, banners and other propaganda reported across the country, according to the Anti-Defamation League. The ADL’s report, published March 17, counted 5,125 pieces of pr…