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Rutgers University slammed for 'fuelling anti-Semitic behavior and tropes'

Rutgers University slammed for 'fuelling anti-Semitic behavior and tropes'

New Jersey Jewish Federation raises concern for safety of Jewish students at Rutgers after 9//11 program featuring anti-Israel speakers.Dan Verbin, 30/09/2021 19:50
Bennett: I bring with me a new spirit from Jerusalem

Bennett: I bring with me a new spirit from Jerusalem

PM Bennett to Jewish Federations of North America: Iran is not a done deal. We will prevent them from acquiring a nuclear weapon.Uzi Baruch, New York, 27/09/2021 21:46
Florida Jewish federation delivers 7,500 backpacks to needy kids

Florida Jewish federation delivers 7,500 backpacks to needy kids

24-year old program is needed more than ever with pandemic causing financial hardships for many families.Dan Verbin, Canada, 13/08/2021 20:50
Jewish Federations of North America cancels in-person event due to COVID

Jewish Federations of North America cancels in-person event due to COVID

The umbrella group had planned to combine online and in-person events, but cancelled the latter due to the pandemic.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/08/2021 05:38
The Jewish Federations of North America plans celebrity packed global celebration

The Jewish Federations of North America plans celebrity packed global celebration

"We are thrilled to join together to support this celebration of Israel," JFNA spokeswoman tells Arutz Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff , 06/04/2021 01:39
Federations and Orthodox groups call for quadrupling security funds for nonprofits

Federations and Orthodox groups call for quadrupling security funds for nonprofits

2 Orthodox Jewish groups and the Jewish Federations of North America join faith groups' letter calling for quadrupling of security grants.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 13/10/2020 07:08
'UNHRC demonstrates its hatred for Jewish State'

'UNHRC demonstrates its hatred for Jewish State'

Jewish Federations of North America rejects UN human Rights Council blacklist of companies working in Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 19:19
Jewish Agency Chairman: The Jewish people support Israel

Jewish Agency Chairman: The Jewish people support Israel

Issac Herzog addresses Jewish Federations conference in Washington DC: 'It was not been an easy day for Israelis.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2019 18:14
Jewish Federations holds invite-only conference

Jewish Federations holds invite-only conference

Jewish Federations holding 'FedLab,' an invitation-only conference, instead of annual General Assembly.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 08/11/2019 11:30
'We must ask our leaders to form a government quickly'

'We must ask our leaders to form a government quickly'

Rivlin meets CEO and President of Jewish Federations of North America.Ben Ariel, 25/09/2019 03:06
$4.6 million in federal funds to go to Holocaust survivors

$4.6 million in federal funds to go to Holocaust survivors

Jewish Federations of North America to distribute $4.6 million in federal money appropriate by Congress to aid Holocaust survivors.Marcy Oster, JTA, 25/01/2019 11:16
Why did the Jewish Federations move away from Jerusalem?

Why did the Jewish Federations move away from Jerusalem?

Jay Shapiro wonders why the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations in North America choose to meet in Tel AvivJay Shapiro, 02/11/2018 14:02
'Rumors of the death of Israeli democracy are exaggerated'

'Rumors of the death of Israeli democracy are exaggerated'

Knesset Speaker addresses 700 North America Jewish Federation heads on complex relationship between people of Israel and Diaspora.Mordechai Sones, 23/10/2018 20:26
Herzog: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative will respect each other

Herzog: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative will respect each other

Jewish Agency Chairman Yitzhak Herzog tells North American Jewry at Jewish Federation GA Israel-Diaspora divide an existential threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/10/2018 16:57
Bereaved mother's inspiring speech to US Jewry

Bereaved mother's inspiring speech to US Jewry

Israel Prize laureate Miriam Peretz, who lost 2 sons in combat, addresses Jewish Federations of North America in Tel Aviv., 23/10/2018 15:58
'The Israeli people are tough and determined'

'The Israeli people are tough and determined'

American firefighter speaks about volunteering in southern Israel to help put out fires caused by incendiary kites and balloons.Yoni Kempinski, 02/08/2018 04:43
Woman who served as first female JFNA chief runs for congress

Woman who served as first female JFNA chief runs for congress

Kathy Manning, former JFNA chief, mounts congressional run in North Carolina.JTA, 07/12/2017 15:22
'We will never give up on Diaspora Jewry'

'We will never give up on Diaspora Jewry'

President Rivlin departs for Los Angeles to address Jewish Federation’s General Assembly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2017 22:23
PM to address Jewish Federations’ General Assembly via satellite

PM to address Jewish Federations’ General Assembly via satellite

Israeli PM to address annual event of US Jewish groups following concerns he would break tradition by not attending.JTA, 30/10/2017 20:17
Jewish Federations leader dies of cancer

Jewish Federations leader dies of cancer

Jonathan Woocher, leading Jewish educational theorist, dies at 70.JTA, 08/07/2017 21:11
Top government officials brief Jewish security professionals

Top government officials brief Jewish security professionals

Over 40 security directors from around US join summit with FBI and Department of Homeland Security.JTA, 06/05/2017 20:56
Blue Card receives grant to help Holocaust survivors

Blue Card receives grant to help Holocaust survivors

Group that provides assistance to Holocaust survivors receives $120,000 grant from the Jewish Federations of North America.JTA, 16/02/2017 04:30
Jewish Federations end ban on Judea and Samaria

Jewish Federations end ban on Judea and Samaria

Leading American Jewish umbrella organization nixes 49-year ban on visits to Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2016 17:20
Federations to discuss Judea, Samaria missions

Federations to discuss Judea, Samaria missions

Jewish Federations of North America reportedly to decide whether to allow missions to Israel to visit Judea and Samaria.JTA, 27/10/2016 05:33
'You inspire by helping those in need'

'You inspire by helping those in need'

First lady Nehama Rivlin meets with female volunteers from the Jewish Federations of North America.Cynthia Blank, 11/11/2015 17:34
Netanyahu: Israel, US must move on from Iran deal

Netanyahu: Israel, US must move on from Iran deal

At Jewish Federations of North America, PM says Israel ready for peace, but Palestinians must stop making endless demands.Nitsan Kedar, Washington D.C., 10/11/2015 19:52
Deal 'Best Way' to Ensure Iran Doesn't Get Nukes

Deal 'Best Way' to Ensure Iran Doesn't Get Nukes

President Obama says Iran deal will allow the world to maintain all the tools it needs to stop Iran if it cheats.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/08/2015 22:15
Obama to Address North American Jews on Iran Deal

Obama to Address North American Jews on Iran Deal

President Obama to participate in a live webcast on Iran deal with Jews from the United States and Canada.Ben Ariel, Canada, 21/08/2015 20:49
Jewish Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

Jewish Leaders Congratulate Netanyahu on Victory

JFNA, WJC leaders hail a victory for Likud and for democracy in the Middle East after the 20th Knesset elections.Tova Dvorin, 18/03/2015 21:17
'The Largest Communal Gathering on the Planet'

'The Largest Communal Gathering on the Planet'

Thousands of Jewish leaders meet in the US every year for the JFNA General Assembly - but what do they discuss?Yoni Kempinski, 14/11/2014 09:00
Netanyahu: Iran is An Enemy

Netanyahu: Iran is An Enemy

PM Netanyahu tells Jewish Federations of North America that instead of a bad deal with Iran, the sanctions on it should be toughened.Elad Benari, 12/11/2014 01:15
Joe Biden Says He and Bibi are 'Still Buddies'

Joe Biden Says He and Bibi are 'Still Buddies'

Speaking to Jewish Federations of North America, US Vice President seeks to smooth over 'chickensh**' tensions.Eliran Aharon and Ari Soffer, 11/11/2014 14:47
Netanyahu Shows in Pictures How 'Hamas is ISIS'

Netanyahu Shows in Pictures How 'Hamas is ISIS'

PM explains to Jewish Federations how Hamas and ISIS both brutally execute, share goals of world domination.Ari Yashar, 30/09/2014 20:17
Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Ukrainian Jews Face 'Uncertain' Future

Situation for Ukraine's Jewish community tentatively stable, but American Jewish Federations 'not taking chances'.Ari Soffer, 21/03/2014 13:21
Diaspora Jewry Must Ask: 'Why Be Jewish?'

Diaspora Jewry Must Ask: 'Why Be Jewish?'

Former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says Diaspora Jewry must focus on the 'Why?' if it is to have a future.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 12/11/2013 16:17
JFNA Discusses Future of Diaspora Jews, Israel

JFNA Discusses Future of Diaspora Jews, Israel

Jewish Federations of North America holds conference in Jerusalem, not in US; interview with CEO Jerry Silverman on Arutz 7 TV.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 10/11/2013 13:12
Initiative Counters Assault on Israel's Legitimacy

Initiative Counters Assault on Israel's Legitimacy

The Israel Action Network, an initiative of the JFNA, develops strategies to counter the assaults on Israel.Elad Benari, 03/12/2012 05:46
Video: Bibi to Jewish GA: Next Year in Jerusalem

Video: Bibi to Jewish GA: Next Year in Jerusalem

Netanyahu appeals to all of the delegates at the Federation GA in Baltimore to attend next year’s convention in Jerusalem. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 14/11/2012 12:35