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Federations and Philanthropy News Update, October 21, 2015

Federations express disappointment in UNESCO’s draft resolution that would strip the Jewish people of their connection to the Western Wall; UNESCO has since dropped the clause in the draft after it was condemned by the Israeli government and Jews worldwide.
 

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Media Statement: Jewish Federations on UNESCO’s Dangerous Draft Resolution

Tomorrow the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will consider adopting a resolution that would change the status-quo of the Temple Mount and declare the Western Wall a part of the al-Aksa Mosque compound.

Jewish Federations are bitterly disappointed th…

21 Missions on the Ground in Israel

Missions to Israel continue despite recent violence, with not a single participant deterred. This weekend, 21 Federation groups—including a new Fisher FLIGHT cohort and inaugural missions from El Paso, Virginia Peninsula and Northeastern Pennsylvania—were on the ground to show solidarity.

Federations and Philanthropy News Update, October 19, 2015

The Prime Minister's Council, a premier group of top Federation leaders, meets with President Reuven Rivlin to discuss strengthening the relationship between Israel and Diaspora Jews. Jewish Federations of North America is among the list of Jewish organizations that provide paid parental lea…

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