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Chicago Federation's COVID-19 response featured

The Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago is featured for its speedy and innovative response to the COVID-19 crisis in its community. Read more.

Israel okays immigration of 2,000 Falash Mura from Ethiopia by end of 2020

JFNA applauds the Israeli Government's decision to allow the immigration of 2,000 members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia to Israel by the end of the year. The Falash Mura is the name given to those Ethiopian Jews forced to convert to Christianity during the 19th and 20th centuries…

Jewish institutions jump hurdles to meet needs in COVID, economic crisis

"Ask nearly any Jewish nonprofit in the United States," says JNS.org, "[they] will likely tell a similar story: The needs are expansive, the costs of services are rising, and yet they are determined to help as best they can." Read more.

JFNA launches $54M Human Services Relief Fund

Today, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) announced the creation of a $54 million campaign aimed at addressing human services for Jewish communities and those supporting them on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be dispersed by local Federations to qualify…

UAE Chief Rabbi asks Feds for support with “Lighthouse Jewish Community”

Today, as a senior delegation of American and Israeli officials landed in the UAE on the first commercial flight from Israel, the Arab country’s nascent Jewish community sought guidance and support from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). Yehuda Sarna, Chief Rabbi of the Jewis…

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