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

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

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?

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

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'

'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'

'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

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

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?

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'

'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

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
Jewish Fed. Launches Fund for Shooting Victims

Jewish Fed. 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
Jewish Fed Cancels Event Citing Security Concerns

Jewish Fed 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

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

'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
JFNA: Obama Budget Threatens Charitable Giving

JFNA: 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
Pro-Israel Group vs. Federation

Pro-Israel Group vs. 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
JFNA to Give Fire Aid

JFNA to Give 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 Joe Biden Addresses the GA

VP Joe Biden Addresses the GA

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: Freedom & Nationalism

Sharansky: Freedom & Nationalism

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