Two civil engagement initiatives awarded Lippman Kanfer Prize

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles is recognized for its innovative approach to Jewish education and civic engagement by the prestigious Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom, an example of the critically important role Federations play in launching and nurturing education…

Israel resumes Gaza strikes, Hamas operatives leave stations

Israel has reportedly resumed its strikes on Gaza late Tuesday night, while Hamas operatives left their stations and went into hiding. Read more.

World ORT renews partnership with Pope Francis for World Youth Encounter

Some 250 teenage students from around the world, including Israel, will gather in Mexico City at the end of October for the Scholas World Youth Encounter. The meetings are the result of a partnership between Jewish Federation partner World ORT and the Vatican. Read more.

Scott, Casey introduce Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

In light of the growing trend of Anti-Semitic actions coming from across the nation and world, Senators Tim Scott (R-SC) and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced S. 852, the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act. Read more.

JFNA statement on Moshav Mishmeret rocket attack

Thousands of Israelis awoke this morning to the sounds of sirens warning of an incoming rocket strike. The attack, delivered by a powerful J-80 rocket, hit a home and injured seven people, including a 59-year-old woman and an 18-month-old baby. We are horrified by this renewed act of violenc…