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Aliyah numbers are up 41% for the first quarter of 2015

Aliyah numbers from the first quarter of 2015 increased by 41% over the same period last year. According to the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics, 72 olim from Ethiopia, 2,506 from Ukraine and 1,985 from Russia have arrived in Israel so far this year with the help of the Federation-funded…

Federations respond with urgent assistance after flooding in Houston

The worst flooding in Houston in 15 years has inundated hundreds of homes in high-density Jewish neighborhoods and shut down municipal services, highways and schools. The Emergency Committee has allocated $25,000 to provide urgent assistance to the 50,000-strong Jewish community. To make a c…

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 27, 2015

The Houston Federation acts to help those stranded by flood. Richard Sandler, the immediate past chair of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, is nominated to succeed Michael Siegal as the next chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees. JFNA and Federations across the country are leading …

The GA 2015 Preliminary Program​ is now available

The GA 2015 Preliminary Program is now available. With the theme of “Think Forward,” this year’s GA will celebrate Federations’ legacy while featuring the work Federations are doing to shape the future. Register now for the GA, Nov. 8-10.

More than 30 Federations are registered with Goodshop portal to raise funds

More than 30 Federations are registered with Goodshop, an online shopping portal of more than 5,000 stores that donates up to 20% of each purchase to the charity of the shopper’s choice. Since 2006, Goodshop has helped more than 110,000 causes raise over $11 million. Register your Federat…