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Jewish nonprofits to get advice about securing slices of $284B relief bill

"We are pulling back together again the team of experts both from within the JFNA and lay leaders who train themselves on the program to offer volunteer support to help fill out forms and connect banks and such," JFNA's President and CEO Eric D. Fingerhut told JTA this week. Read more.
 

Congressional budget includes double the security funding for nonprofits

On Monday, December 21, Congress passed comprehensive year-end legislation that includes targeted, short-term COVID-19 relief, full-year appropriations to fund the Federal Government through September 31, 2021, as well as a series of tax and healthcare provisions. Read more about the legisla…

We are from the garden (op-ed)

Russian-speaking Jews have yet to find their place in the American Jewish community but don't give up on them – we need each other, writes Olga Markus, JFNA's new professional dedicated to engaging the RSJ community. Read more.
 

Jewish Agency constructs new senior housing complex in Tel Aviv

Construction of a new high-rise apartment complex, developed to house seniors, has just been completed in Tel Aviv as part of a national initiative organized by the Jewish Agency's subsidiary Amigour. The social housing project, named Joseph Wilf Senior Citizens’ House, features hundreds …

Faith leaders neck-deep in tax reform negotiations

JFNA is proud to work alongside the Rockefeller Foundation, the Missionary Pentecostal Church, the National Latino Evangelical Coalition and other faith leaders as part of an effort to expand both federal and state Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit for America’s working famil…