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Federations and Philanthropy News Update, June 8, 2015

The U.S. Senate unanimously passes a Federation-supported resolution condemning anti-Semitism in Europe. The CEO of the American Joint Jewish Distribution Committee provides an update on the situation facing the Jewish community in Ukraine.

Inaugural Israeli Investment Summit Takes Place Dec. 6-10 2015 in Tel Aviv

Inaugural Israeli Investment Summit will take place Dec. 6-10, 2015 in Tel Aviv. A collaboration between Federations and the Economic Mission of the Embassy of Israel to the U.S., the meeting will help endowment and investment professionals and lay leaders from Federations and community fou…

Justice Abella, 1st Jewish woman on Canada's Supreme Court, to speak at GA

Madam Justice Rosalie Abella, the first Jewish woman appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada, will be a featured speaker at the 2015 GA.


Born in a displaced persons camp in Germany, Justice Abella immigrated to Canada in 1950 and trained as a classical pianist before becoming one of her c…

Operation Protective Edge: Overview of Final Relief Allocations

After withstanding years of continual attacks, Israelis in the south endured weeks of rocket fire during Operation Protective Edge.

Federation was there. Ready to help. We raised $55 million and sent it directly to where it was needed the most. More than half of the funds were allocated by…

National Women's Philanthropy Honors Ann Pava, Welcomes Judy Altenberg

National Women's Philanthropy honored outgoing chair Ann Pava, from Hartford, at their Board Retreat this week. During Ann’s tenure, women increased their gifts to Federation by $3 million system-wide, more than 200 participants traveled to Israel on Heart to Heart Missions, and the Inter…