Federation partner JDC begins relief operations in Indonesia after tsunami

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), along with several other Israeli organizations, has planned to send emergency medical services and supplies to Indonesia after the tsunami's aftermath. Read more.

Chicago kosher supervisor shot dead on Simchat Torah holiday

Eliyahu Moscowitz, a kosher supervisor at a supermarket, was shot dead in Chicago on Simchat Torah in what local residents fear might be a killing spree. Read more.

Federations providing hurricane relief

When Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas last week, Federations across the country quickly mobilized to help the victims. Read more.

Ari Fuld, American expat slain in West Bank, remembered

Ari Fuld, z"l, was killed by a Palestinian terrorist in a stabbing attack Sunday near his hometown of Efrat. An American immigrant to Israel, he served in its army and worked at Standing Together, a nonprofit that provides food and supplies to the Jewish state’s soldiers. Read more.

High Holiday themes resonate for Jews in Hurricane Florence's crosshairs

Conversations turned from the Jewish New Year to Hurricane Florence, which was looming off the Carolina coast. Would they evacuate or hunker down? Read more.