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Federations: U.S. university admins ‘ignored’ anti-Semitism on campus

“We would never allow a state legislature, a chamber of commerce, or civics groups of different kinds to normalize anti-Semitism. Universities are the bedrock of civil society in the U.S. and these are some of the leading universities in the world, and we cannot allow them to normalize ant…

At GA event, Harvard professor looks to history for optimism in society

High-dollar donors at the Jewish Federations of North America’s first all-virtual General Assembly tuned into a special event Monday evening featuring political scientist Robert Putnam, author of the recently released The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do …

Today is opening day: JFNA annual gathering will be largest in history

Today marks the opening day of JFNA's annual event – the General Assembly – which will be held entirely online for the first time. Organizers marvel that the virtual forum has allowed more people to access the program. More than 10,000 people have registered, which makes this year the l…

JFNA to hold General Assembly online amid coronavirus pandemic

The Jewish Federations of North America will be holding its General Assembly online amid the coronavirus pandemic. As with many other events amid the health crisis, annual or one-offs, this will be the first time the event will be held fully online — which the Jewish Federation intends t…

JDC names new CEO

The JDC Board has approved the appointment of Ariel Zwang as the organization’s new CEO. She is the first woman to hold this position in JDC’s history. Ariel comes to JDC from Safe Horizon, one of America’s leading social service agencies, where she has been CEO for the past 12 years, …