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Honduras to move embassy to Jerusalem by end of 2020, Israel says

JFNA is excited about today’s announcement that Honduras will open a new embassy in Jerusalem, before the end of the year. Honduras joins a growing list of countries, spearheaded by the United States, who have recognized Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. Read more.

Federation delegation visits UAE, spends Rosh Hashanah with local community

Following the signing of the Abraham Accords on the White House lawn, a small delegation of Jewish Federation leaders boarded planes for the United Arab Emirates to spend the Rosh Hashanah holiday with the 1,000-strong Jewish community there and to meet with local officials. The trip comes a…

JFNA welcomes the signing of the Abraham Accords

Today, JFNA's Board Chair Mark Wilf and President & CEO Eric D. Fingerhut joined nearly 1,000 guests on the White House Lawn to witness the historic signing of the peace accords between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‏‏ will me…

Taking our place as the heirs to the original March on Washington (op-ed)

Last week we marked a historic moment in our nation’s history. Fifty-seven years ago, nearly 250,000 people joined the March on Washington for Freedom and Jobs. Read this reflection by Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein, JFNA's Public Affairs Advisor & Rabbinic Scholar.

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