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Over 375 Jewish, Interfaith Groups Urge Biden to Expedite Refugee Efforts

Following Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's speech to Congress last week, 376 Jewish and other faith-based groups and organizations from around the U.S. signed a letter urging President Biden to take immediate steps to welcome refugees from Ukraine and reunite families. The letter was…

Federation Leaders Visit Refugees in First Mission to Ukraine's Border

In the first organized mission of leaders of the North American Jewish community to the Polish border with Ukraine, more than two dozen representatives from eleven different Federations got an in-person look at the deepening refugee crisis spawned by Russia’s catastrophic invasion of its d…

Update: Jewish Federations Raise $24.5 Million in Aid for Ukraine Crisis

As the Ukraine emergency continues to unfold, the Jewish Federations are proud to announce that they have surpassed their initial $20 million goal, raising and allocating an astonishing $24.5 million in just two weeks to help secure the Jewish community of Ukraine and others facing wartime d…

Federation Leaders fly to DC to Champion Ukraine Aid

As the war in Ukraine rages on with over two million refugees fleeing the country, Jewish Federation activists from around the United States flew to Washington, DC on March 9th to advocate for humanitarian aid for Ukraine and support for refugees resettlement, led by Jewish Federation of No…

Jewish Federations applaud major priorities in FY22 omnibus bill

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The ominibus package released today includes a slew of important investments that Jewish Federations have championed including nonprofit security, Holocaust survivor services, Israel, health and education, communal life, non-profit support, and the Ukrainian people. The Federations would lik…