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Ukrainian Jews relocate to Israel, with aliyah numbers up nearly 100%

Ukrainian Jews continue to relocate to Israel, with aliyah numbers increasing nearly 100% this year. Since March 2014, Federations have raised $5 million to help Jews caught in the conflict in Ukraine. But 9,000 people, who have either been displaced or are unable to leave their homes, still…

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 13, 2015

A group of Jewish workers remain in Nepal to continue their work after a second earthquake hits the country.

Meanwhile, Federations are featured in Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Toronto, Cleveland and Western Massach…

National Holocaust Survivors Initiative at Jewish Funders Network event

The National Holocaust Survivors Initiative was a featured topic at an event co-hosted by the Jewish Funders Network. The initiative, led by Mark Wilf of Greater MetroWest, NJ and Todd Morgan of Los Angeles, is part of a Federation effort to raise $45 million over the next 3 years to addres…

National Young Leadership Cabinet convenes largest overseas study mission

National Young Leadership Cabinet just convened its largest annual overseas study mission, with 85 participants representing 30 communities. Attending the week-long trip, which this year included visits to Bucharest and Budapest, is an integral part of a six-year philanthropic commitment mad…

Federations and Philanthropy news update, May 11, 2015

Israeli emergency workers officially close the IDF field hospital in Nepal. A donate button posted at the top of social media users’ Facebook pages raises $15 million for Nepal relief efforts.

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