Our Global Work

More Map Updates

This morning on the blog, I mentioned how depressing it was updating our 'missile range from Gaza' map. I just saw that Beersheva was hit (read article), so here's yet another updated map that shows how the reach of missiles launched from Gaza-based terrorists has spread across central …

Missile Map

In one of today's more depressing little tasks, I just had to update the map showing how far into Israel kassam and grad missiles can strike. Over the last few days, missiles have hit Ashdod and Kiryat Malachi, which had previously been out of range.

A Return to Hostilities

Recent days have seen an end to the period of relative calm that followed the unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Here is the official UJC/Federation response to the situation:

UJC/FEDERATION SYSTEM RESPONDS TO GAZA SITUATION

December 29, 2008 -- United Jewish Communities/the F…

An Updated Report on JDC Relief Efforts for Georgian Jews

This posting was originally written as an e-mail on Nov. 21, 2008 by Asher Ostrin, Executive Director of JDC Programs in the Former Soviet Union

Dear all,

Readers of this weekly were introduced to our staff member, Ira Lipsky several months ago.  She returned last week to Jerusalem after h…

FROM GORI TO THE WESTERN WALL AND JORDAN RIVER

FROM GORI TO THE WESTERN WALL AND THE JORDAN RIVER:
40 YOUTH FROM GEORGIA ON A WEEK-LONG TOUR IN ISRAEL

 

The trip was underwritten by the United Jewish Communities – Federations of North America through the United Israel Appeal.

 

 

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