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How Federations Support America’s Family Caregivers

Our communities depend on family caregivers. We rely on their hard work, their empathy, the emotional burdens they bear, and their strength to go about our daily lives.


Millions of us take on that role, sometimes briefly, sometimes more permanently, often unexpectedly. The phone rings or t…

Julie Platt to Become 2nd Woman Chair of Jewish Federations

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) are pleased to announce that our Nominating Committee has unanimously nominated Julie Platt as the incoming Chair of the Board of Trustees. Platt will be the 2nd woman in the history of the Jewish Federations to serve as Board Chair. Her three-y…

WSJ OpEd: How Congress Can Fight Anti-Semitism and Violence

Although it wasn’t the first violent anti-Semitic attack on U.S. soil, the hostage-taking crisis in Colleyville, Texas, last month was a tipping point for the Jewish community. A synagogue represents our safe and sacred home, and when one is attacked, our entire community feels vulnerable.…

Jewish Federations call on UN Sec-Gen to End Biased Targeting of Israel


470 Jewish organizations urged United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to ensure the UN does not misuse a one-sided Amnesty UK report on Israel, particularly in the context of the disturbing, open-ended United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry into Israel. Th…

Jewish Federations strongly condemn Amnesty’s "apartheid" report

Jewish Federations of North America President and CEO Eric Fingerhut released the following statement regarding Amnesty International UK's report on Israel:

 

"Jewish Federations strongly condemn Amnesty International UK’s report that promulgates false claims against the Jewish state, i…