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Holocaust education funding bill passes Senate

The Jewish Federations of North America and Hadassah helped lead an effort to successfully pass a new Holocaust education funding bill. Read more.

Repair the World launches new initiative for Jewish volunteers

Repair the World is teaming up with several Jewish organizations, including JFNA, to launch a new initiative to mobilize Jewish community volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic. Named Skills for Impact, the new initiative will work to connect nonprofits and volunteers over an online plat…

Watch: 119 Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel

The Ministry of Aliyah and Integration and The Jewish Agency for Israel on May 21 welcomed 119 Ethiopian immigrants who will begin their new life in Israel. Upon their arrival, the new immigrants were greeted by Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive Isaac Herzog and newly minted Minister …

Why these Israelis are helping get PPE to Jewish social service providers

In a profound shift from the status quo, 18 Israeli funders have come together to donate $100,000 to a project purchasing and distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) to North American Jewish human services agencies responding to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more.

In Jewish philanthropy, a case study of how crisis can grow communal giving

The turbulent times brought on by COVID-19 raise fateful questions for all of society, and especially for nonprofits and community-building organizations. These institutions are met with an outburst of engagement, the rise of new initiatives, and the formation of emergency appeals that have …