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Federations and Philanthropy News Update, June 1, 2015

Federations join in mourning Rochelle Shoretz, z”l, the founder and leader of Sharsheret, a national organization that supports women with breast and ovarian cancer. A frequent guest speaker in many Federations around the country as well as at the General Assembly and TribeFest, she often …

20 Communities Shared Best Practices At Health & Long Term Care Summit

The Health and Long Term Care Summit convened diverse health care providers and Federations lay and professional leaders from more 20 communities last week to share best practices and discuss how to manage growing demand on services.

With about one in five American Jews age 65 and older, …

Apply By June 15 For Your Fedovation To Be Considered For A Slot At The GA

Fedovations were among the most well-attended sessions at last year’s GA, with standing room-only crowds in many of the 60 presentations. Apply by June 15 for one of the slots to present your most creative and successful Federation program in a 5-minute TED-style talk at the 2015 GA, Nov. 8-10.

Jewish Federations Mourn Passing of Beau Biden

New York – Last night, the Office of the Vice President announced that Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III z”l, the son of Vice President Joe Biden and former Delaware Attorney General, passed away at the age of 46 after a battle with brain cancer. Biden is survived by his wife, Hallie, and …

DC Federation invites Federations to use Jewish Food Experience model

Jewish Federation of Greater Washington invites Federations to bring the Jewish Food Experience (JFE), their highly successful engagement initiative, to their communities—for free. Launched just two years ago, JFE has helped the D.C. Federation attract widespread media attention and a co…

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