Federations and Philanthropy News Update, December 14, 2015

JFNA President and CEO Jerry Silverman discusses the harmful effects of Chief Ashkenazi Rabbi Lau’s recent comments on Education Minister Naftali Bennett’s visit to a Conservative day school. 

Relive the GA online

Nostalgic for GA 2015? One month after, relive inspirational speeches, insightful breakouts and FEDovations on the conference multimedia site. And mark your calendars for GA 2016, Nov. 13-15 at the Washington Hilton!

Take Action to Improve Medicare Access

DC Action Alert: Protect Medicare patients' access to skilled nurse care by encouraging your member of Congress to co-sponsor the bipartisan Improving Access to Medicare Coverage Act of 2015 (H.R.1571/S.843). Federations and their partner agencies receive billions in public revenue from safe…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, December 11, 2015

JFNA President and CEO Jerry Silverman condemns Chief Rabbi Lau’s comments criticizing Education Minister Naftali Bennet for visiting a Conservative day school. An anonymous donor pledges up to $10,000 to support a variety of Jewish causes, including Federations' Holocaust survivors progra…

Federations Lobby on Behalf of Endowment Vehicles

With $17.5 billion in assets under management, Federations depend on these funds for their present and future stability. Federation leaders continue to lobby Congress and Treasury to ensure that endowment vehicles, such as donor-advised funds and supporting organizations, remain flexible cha…