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Hebrew U & Federations help aspiring lawyers with Middle East legal issues

Institute for Law and Policy at Hebrew University in Jerusalem is partnering with Federations to offer a new course that helps aspiring American lawyers develop an in-depth understanding of legal complexities in the Middle East. Made possible by the Washington, D.C.-based Israel Forever Foun…

Health & Long-Term Care Summit, May 20-21, helps capitalize on funding

Health and Long-Term Care Summit, to be held May 20-21 in Cleveland, OH, helps Federations and their partner agencies capitalize on $8 billion of state and federal funds available for social services annually. The conference enables Federations to share best practices, build new skills and c…

World ORT, now operating in 59 countries, held its annual meeting in NY

World ORT, a Jewish education organization operating in 59 countries, held its annual meeting in New York this week. With a network that reaches 300,000 people each year, ORT, which benefits from Federation funding, is focused on helping students develop critical skills to succeed in today…

One Happy Camper grants of up to $1,000 are being offered via Federations

One Happy Camper grants of up to $1,000 are now being offered through 40 Federations. These incentives will help Federations send nearly 5,000 children to Jewish camps for the first time this summer. Since 2006, One Happy Camper has distributed more than 63,000 such grants. Camp alumni show …

IAN helps defeat boycott referendum targeting Israel at Bowdoin College

The Israel Action Network helped the local Jewish community in southern Maine overwhelmingly defeat an attempted boycott referendum targeting Israel at Bowdoin College. Given the high 85 percent student body turnout relative to a small Jewish student population, the event marked a major def…