After more than 100 years, SF-area Jewish federation closes

Jewish Federation of the East Bay, which served much of the San Francisco Bay Area's Jewish population for over a century, closes.Dan Pine, JTA, 5/19/2019, 4:06 PM

Court hands former Jewish Federation employee 3 years in prison

Laurie Ann Reese, former Jewish Federation employee in Texas, jailed 3 years for embezzling $1 million.Marcy Oster, JTA, 3/29/2019, 7:34 AM

Will American Jews listen to Israelis about Israel?

American Jewish Federation leaders say Diaspora Jews and Israelis 'need to talk' - but are they really interested in open dialogue?Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2018, 5:06 PM

Head of Chicago's Jewish community stepping down after 40 years

CEO of Chicago's Jewish federation, Steven Nasatir, to step down after nearly four decades.Ben Sales, JTA, 6/12/2018, 1:52 PM

'Hurricane Harvey is a disaster larger than Katrina'

Jewish Federation official says Houston Jewish community 'could take years' to recover.JTA, 8/31/2017, 8:06 AM

'MKs who vote for conversion bill not welcome in Chicago'

President of Jewish Federation of Chicago says organization will refuse to host any MK who votes in favor of conversion bill.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 6/28/2017, 8:01 PM

Jewish Federation CEO: The gap is growing

Arik Goldstein, Jewish Federation of New York Executive Director, responds to government decision to freeze Western Wall plan.Mordechai Sones, 6/26/2017, 5:03 PM

Rivlin: No gap between Israel as a Jewish and democratic state

President Rivlin speaks to Montreal Jewish Federation delegation at Jerusalem event.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/14/2017, 1:23 PM

Does the Jewish Federation of Orange County Aid Pro-Israel Advocacy?

Far from encouraging potent and effective activities to counter the barrage of anti-Semitic attacks on Jews and Israel at UCI, the JFOC has added to the problem. Janet Levy, 5/24/2015, 10:00 PM

'The Truth Will Out'

Israeli Prime Minister tells Jewish Federation leaders that a fact-based approach to Iranian problem is key to preventing a nuclear Iran.Ari Soffer, 10/3/2013, 11:21 AM

Jewish Groups Mobilize Relief in Wake of Sandy

The Jewish Federations of North America has established a Hurricane Relief Fund to contribute to recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/31/2012, 9:12 PM

Colorado Jewish Federation Launches Fund for Shooting Victims

The Jewish Federation of Colorado set up a fund to aid the victims and families affected by the recent shooting in the city of Aurora.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/26/2012, 12:30 PM

LA Jewish Federation Cancels Event Citing Security Concerns

The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles cancelled an event by controversial author and activist Pamela Geller, citing security concernsRachel Hirshfeld, 6/26/2012, 10:16 PM

NY Jewish Community Sets Guinness World Record

The UJA-Federation of NY set a Guinness World Record making 1,660 sandwiches in one hour to be donated to feed the hungry. Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/3/2012, 1:44 PM

'Mega Mission to Israel' Affirms Jewish Identity

Hundreds of people will travel to Israel on "Mega Mission Israel 2012,” the largest Jewish Federation mission to Israel in over a decade. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/19/2012, 7:10 PM

Jewish Federation: Obama Budget Threatens Charitable Giving

The Jewish Federation of North America oppose Obama's budget for 2013, saying it threatens charitable giving.Rachel Hirshfeld, 2/14/2012, 4:05 PM

Virulently Anti-Israel Event Backed by Local Jewish Federation

A small, grassroots pro-Israel group takes on Hamilton Jewish Federation. Repercussions continue; free speech is turned on its head to defend BDS.Atara Beck, 6/19/2011, 2:13 PM

North American Federations to Give $2.4 Million in Fire Aid

Jewish Federations of North America continue their efforts to assist the rehabilitation efforts in the Carmel following the great fire.Elad Benari, 12/23/2010, 8:18 AM

VP Biden: “The Ties Between Our Countries are Unbreakable”

Vice President Biden pledges unwavering support for Israel during his address to the general assembly of the Jewish Federation of North America.Elad Benari, 11/9/2010, 2:10 AM

Sharansky: No Clash in Identity, Human Rights Values

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky says universalism and freedom do not contradict Jewish identity and the aspiration for a Jewish State.Hana Levi Julian, 11/10/2009, 1:11 PM