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SVF, Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality, wins Shapiro Prize

The Social Venture Fund for Jewish-Arab Equality and Shared Society — an effort started by Jewish Federations — won the Jewish Funders Network’s 2018 Shapiro Prize for Excellence in Philanthropic Collaboration. Read more.

 

Your government is funding houses of worship. Here’s why no one noticed.

William Daroff, Federations’ lead advocate in Washington, weighs in on the evolution of church-state relations. Read more.

Outgoing Jewish Agency head celebrated at NYC event

Natan Sharansky is feted as he prepares to leave The Jewish Agency. Read more

Safe, respectful, equitable: Launching a new partnership for communal life

JFNA is among the more than 25 Jewish organizations rolling out a new plan to ensure the end of sexual harassment and misconduct, as well as gender and sexual orientation discrimination, in Jewish communities. Read more.

The Conversations We Need to Be Having (op-ed)

Gil Preuss, CEO of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, writes about the importance of open dialogue — and open minds — in the Jewish community. Read more.