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Hunger expected to explode throughout America because of COVID-19

Economic fallout from the pandemic is expected to rapidly raise the level of hunger in America and the region, undoing the recovery from the Great Recession and potentially rendering millions more families unable to afford food. According to projections by Feeding America, the leading hunger…

Rivlin tells US Jews of need to stand together against all forms of racism

A meeting was held this week with Jewish groups (virtually) and senior members of the Israeli government. JFNA was also in the meeting which was on U.S.-Diaspora relations. During the meeting, Israeli President Rivlin said: “Anti-Semitism and racism are two sides of the same coin, and we m…

Orthodox women are using Instagram to fight racism, on and offline

Two women were about to begin an hourlong discussion of racism and their journeys in learning more about anti-racism education through Instagram. The Orthodox Jewish mothers had thought about organizing a discussion like this for months. But after the killing of George Floyd, a black man who…

Jewish Future Pledge calls on Jews to allocate half their estate to charity

A newly launched nonprofit is calling on worldwide Jewish donors, young and old, to allocate at least half of their charitable dollars transferred at death to Jewish and Israel-related causes. Read more.

Tulsa religious leaders pray at “Unity Over Violence" prayer march

Several religious leaders spoke and prayed at a peaceful gathering in downtown Tulsa on Monday, including leaders from the Tulsa Islamic Community and the Jewish Federation of Tulsa. Read more.

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