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Jewish world’s top security official: Address bias in synagogue protection

Securing Jewish institutions has rarely been this complicated: There’s the question of reopening, a spike in anti-Semitic activity online — which security experts worry could translate to physical attacks — and the pressing national conversation about racism in policing, and the Jewish…

From our leadership: On racial justice, we can all do better

Jewish Federations across North America are committed to addressing, with urgency, the real and legitimate concerns raised by communities of color and Jews of color about racial discrimination. As part of this commitment, we are pleased to welcome Rabbi Isaiah Rothstein to our professional s…

412 Black Jewish Collaborative building bridges through relationships

Before the deaths of Antwon Rose and George Floyd, Josh Sayles was part of a collaborative created to engage the Jewish and black communities in Pittsburgh with each other. “We’ve known for years that we really needed to strengthen ties with the black community,” said Sayles, director …

Federation fund assists ailing organizations

With multiple Jewish institutions in desperate need of capital just to stay afloat during the Covid-19 crisis, the Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks was able to raise over $100,000 (which includes a federation match of $50,000) in one month by adapting established procedures and in…

Summer camp with a twist at JCC

Tyler Hawkins, 8, of Liberty and Hannah Watts, 8, of Cortland, were among the many children running around Noah’s Park playground on Wednesday at the Jewish Community Center, 505 Gypsy Lane. The JCC started its annual summer children’s camp last week, with changes to comply with guidelin…

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