Californians ponder reopening & Jewish values

The long-term shelter-in-place and social distancing rules we have had to follow run counter to human nature. All of us are chafing at the restrictions, all of us miss the embrace of family and friends, and all of us watch helplessly as the economic devastation exacted by the pandemic contin…

In South Florida, JCCs have reopened

Community centers are taking temperature checks, having hand sanitizing stations throughout their gyms, requiring people to wear masks, reconfiguring equipment to allow appropriate social distancing, and more. Read more.

Jewish retailers navigate revenue loss, reopening issues

It’s been a tough year for small businesses. Pandemic shutdowns have wiped out months of revenue and forced owners to furlough employees. Recent increases in cases have pushed back even the best-laid reopening plans. Read more.

For everything there is a season (op-ed)


Jewish organizations responded to the COVID-19 crisis with speed and generosity. However, this crisis is not over, and communities remain at risk. JFNA's top leadership reflects on the ever-changing predictions about the course of the virus and the urgent steps that must be taken. Read …

What it means in uncertain times to plan for the future

Two of JFNA's top professionals share resources for organizations looking to plan for the future despite the challenges brought by the current crisis. Read more.