Seasoned with Purpose

ShemeshFarms, supported by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and a handful of community partners, continues to employ young adults with special needs and diverse abilities to plant, harvest and create signature herbs and spices to then be sold on their website and at farmers marke…

South Jersey Nonprofits To Share $823K In DHS Grants

The Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey is one of 9 New Jersey nonprofits that will share a total of $823,000 in federal preparedness grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Read more.

Nonprofits offer teachable moments for economic recovery during COVID-19

A leading Jewish Community Foundation professional in Los Angeles imparts lessons learned from watching nonprofit organizations nimbly adapt over the past five months. "Instead of shirking from the challenges,” he says, “these causes and programs are tackling them head-on." Read more.

Addressing anti-Semitism at USC

The student government vice president at the University of Southern California resigned last week, alleging she was the subject of anti-Semitic harassment over her support for Israel. In response, the university administration said it is launching a new educational initiative to counter on-c…

Delaware to require teaching of the Holocaust and genocide

The state of Delaware will require the teaching of a Holocaust curriculum in middle and high schools starting with the 2021-22  term. A bill signed into law late last month by Gov. John Carney mandates that public schools implement curriculum on the Holocaust and genocide for students in gr…