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Take Action to Improve Medicare Access

DC Action Alert: Protect Medicare patients' access to skilled nurse care by encouraging your member of Congress to co-sponsor the bipartisan Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015 (H.R.1571/S.843). Federations and their partner agencies receive billions in public revenue from safe…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, December 11, 2015

JFNA President and CEO Jerry Silverman condemns Chief Rabbi Lau’s comments criticizing Education Minister Naftali Bennet for visiting a Conservative day school. An anonymous donor pledges up to $10,000 to support a variety of Jewish causes, including Federations' Holocaust survivors progra…

Federations Lobby on Behalf of Endowment Vehicles

With $17.5 billion in assets under management, Federations depend on these funds for their present and future stability. Federation leaders continue to lobby Congress and Treasury to ensure that endowment vehicles, such as donor-advised funds and supporting organizations, remain flexible cha…

JFNA Recognizes Minister Bennett’s Leadership in Engaging All Jews

Israel's Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau was wrong to criticize Minister Naftali Bennett for the latter’s visit to a Solomon Schechter community day school in Manhattan. As the minister who covers both the education and Diaspora portfolios, Mr. Bennett serves a unique role in representing …

Federation Partner JDC Hosts Chanukah Celebration for Displaced Ukrainians

Chanukah celebrations in Ukraine supported by Federation partner JDC drew thousands of revelers—including many of the 9,000 Jews caught in or displaced by ongoing conflict—to concerts, meals, children’s programs and more. View photos from the events and learn more about Federations' U…