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Operation Protective Edge Committee makes last allocation of recovery funds

The Operation Protective Edge Committee made its final $6.1 million allocation of the funds raised by Federations to help Israelis cope with and recover from last summer’s conflict. The committee will continue to provide oversight and evaluation of funded programs. Heartfelt thanks to outg…

Assn of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies launch Senior Resource Connect

The Association of Jewish Family & Children's Agencies, a local and national partner with Federations, launched Senior Resource Connect this week.

This groundbreaking website provides information and resources to assist individuals in connecting with professionals on aging services anywhere…

260 Israeli medics and rescue personnel arrived in earthquake-ravaged Nepal

260 Israeli medics and rescue personnel arrived in earthquake-ravaged Nepal last Tuesday and set up a field hospital with 60 beds.

In nearly one week, they delivered four babies, performed dozens of life-saving surgeries and treated hundreds of injured survivors. They expect to treat hundr…

North American Rabbis just returned from a mission to Jewish Buenos Aires

Rabbis from across North America just returned from a Rabbinic Cabinet mission to the Jewish community in Buenos Aires.

Profoundly affected by more than 15 years of economic instability, Argentina’s 241,000 Jews receive critical assistance from Federations’ partners.

Berman Jewish Databank meets on data acquisition + preservation guidelines

The Berman Jewish Databank held its first oversight committee meeting to create guidelines on data acquisition, methodological disclosure and digital preservation.

The Databank, funded in part and managed by Federations, holds more than 375 surveys and studies of North American Jews, includ…