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Dallas Jewish community weathers deadly winter storm

Texans are facing a brutal winter storm that has shut off power to millions across the state. Mariam Shpeen Feist, the CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, is working with local Jewish organizations to support community members through meal deliveries, temporary housing and provid…

Jewish Future Pledge launches partnerships with 12 Federations

JFNA announced their first cohort of local Federations for a two-year pilot program to proliferate a culture of legacy giving in communities across North America. Read more.

Jewish camps are ready to open this summer. Will states let them?

After a year in which only a small fraction of overnight camps chose to operate in the United States, almost every Jewish camp in the country is planning to open this summer. The thought of returning to cabins, campfires and friends this summer is like light at the end of the tunnel for many…

New dental school program helps Holocaust survivors

The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) is participating in a program for Holocaust survivors developed through a partnership between the school and the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. Read more.

Donor-advised funds are the future of the Jewish Future Pledge

The Jewish Future Pledge debuted back in May by announcing that some of the biggest names in Jewish philanthropy, like Bernie Marcus and Charles Bronfman, had vowed to direct at least half of the charitable donations in their estate plans to Jewish and Israel-related causes. Now its leaders …