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Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 27, 2015

The Houston Federation acts to help those stranded by flood. Richard Sandler, the immediate past chair of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, is nominated to succeed Michael Siegal as the next chair of the JFNA Board of Trustees. JFNA and Federations across the country are leading …

The GA 2015 Preliminary Program​ is now available

The GA 2015 Preliminary Program is now available. With the theme of “Think Forward,” this year’s GA will celebrate Federations’ legacy while featuring the work Federations are doing to shape the future. Register now for the GA, Nov. 8-10.

More than 30 Federations are registered with Goodshop portal to raise funds

More than 30 Federations are registered with Goodshop, an online shopping portal of more than 5,000 stores that donates up to 20% of each purchase to the charity of the shopper’s choice. Since 2006, Goodshop has helped more than 110,000 causes raise over $11 million. Register your Federat…

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 18, 2015

A Jewish organization in Australia seeks to help the country’s aboriginal and refugee communities.



Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Toronto, Tulsa, Cincinnati, MetroWest NJ and Cleveland…

5th Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism convened in Jerusalem

5th Global Forum for Combating Anti-Semitism convened 800 experts and governments leaders from around the world, including Federation staff, in Jerusalem last week. With harassment of Jews worldwide at a seven-year high, the meeting—the largest of its kind—focused on ways to address thi…

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