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Humanitarian groups provide Passover food for Jews in FSU & Eastern Europe

Ahead of Passover tomorrow, JDC distributes 20 tons of matzah to tens of thousands of elderly Jews living in Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova and Russia. Read more.

 

Letter to the editor: Vocal about anti-Semitism

Federations continue to speak loudly against anti-Semitism and will adapt to fight its many forms, writes William Daroff, Federations' lead advocate in Washington, in a New York Times letter to the editor responding to a recent editorial about anti-Semitism in America. Read the full letter.

Jewish Federations hail funding in Omnibus

The Jewish Federations of North America today hailed Congress for bolstering nonprofit security funding from $25 million to $60 million, and for doubling assistance for Holocaust survivors from $2.5 million to $5 million in the pending spending package for fiscal year 2018. Read full news r…

For Houston’s scattered hurricane victims, unity at synagogue seders

Houston's Jewish community was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. This Passover, they're finding unity at local synagogues. Read more.

Philanthropy's seven deadly sins

Senior leaders weigh in on how to improve the world of philanthropy. Read more.