Our Global Work

My normal isn't everyone's "normal": What I learned from my JDAD experience

One BBYO teen leader reflects on her experience at Jewish Disability Advocacy Day, co-hosted by JFNA, in Washington, D.C. last month. Read more.

Jewish Agency launches partnership between US, Israel, Poland communities

The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Partnership2Gether (P2G) Peoplehood platform has added the Polish capital of Warsaw as the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s third partner region within the program, creating enduring relationships between Israel and the Jewish communities outside t…

Body of soldier Zachary Baumel missing Since 1982 battle brought home

The remains of an Israeli soldier believed killed in a 1982 battle with Syrian forces in Lebanon were returned to Israel this week, the military said Wednesday, ending a 37-year search. Read more.

Summer camps awarded grants as part of $12 million accessibility initiative

Sixteen Jewish camps across North America will be the first recipients this month of a groundbreaking grant to increase accessibility for campers and staff with disabilities through the Yashar Initiative. Read more.

Achieving excellence in person-centered care

Delivering human services while ensuring a person-centered approach can be challenging, and JFNA's Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, along with many partner agencies in the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies, are leaders in this approach. Read more.

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