Memorial Site to Slain Lone Soldier Max Steinberg is Dedicated

A memorial site to lone soldier Max Steinberg, killed one year ago during Operation Protective Edge, was dedicated last week by Federation partner Taglit-Birthright Israel.

Built at the site of an ancient synagogue in the Galilee, the memorial features information about Steinberg, a Califo…

Dr. Robert Satloff Will Discuss Iran on a July 23 Federation-Hosted Webcast

Dr. Robert Satloff, an expert in Middle East policy and the executive director of the Washington Institute, will discuss the global implications of the Iran agreement on a Federation-hosted webcast on Thursday, July 23 at 12:30 PM ET.

The New York Times recently highlighted the Institut…

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, July 17, 2015

A new government grant will help Holocaust survivors in New Jersey, doubling the amount the state had previously provided.

Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Philadelphia, New Orleans, Portland, San Francisco, …

Jewish Community of Louisville Welcomes New President and CEO

Jewish Community of Louisville welcomes Sara Klein Wagner as its new president and CEO. In her 25 years at the JCL, she has overseen campaigns, missions, planning and leadership development, and most recently served as senior vice president and COO. She assumed her new role in June.

The Older Americans Act Was Reauthorized by the Senate

The Older Americans Act, which annually provides tens of millions of dollars to Federation partners serving the elderly, was reauthorized by the Senate yesterday and now moves to the House. The bill would require states to find new ways to reach out to the country’s estimated 130,000 Holoc…