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Jewish institutions jump hurdles to meet needs in COVID, economic crisis

"Ask nearly any Jewish nonprofit in the United States," says JNS.org, "[they] will likely tell a similar story: The needs are expansive, the costs of services are rising, and yet they are determined to help as best they can." Read more.

JFNA launches $54M Human Services Relief Fund

Today, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) announced the creation of a $54 million campaign aimed at addressing human services for Jewish communities and those supporting them on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds will be dispersed by local Federations to qualify…

UAE Chief Rabbi asks Feds for support with “Lighthouse Jewish Community”

Today, as a senior delegation of American and Israeli officials landed in the UAE on the first commercial flight from Israel, the Arab country’s nascent Jewish community sought guidance and support from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). Yehuda Sarna, Chief Rabbi of the Jewis…

JFNA launches initiative to help recently unemployed Jewish professionals

Rise, a new initiative from Federations and JPRO Network, for unemployed and furloughed Jewish community professionals, offers information about financial relief from the government and Jewish community sources, and the International Association of Jewish Free Loans, which provides assistan…

Jewish Federation provides second round of emergency grants

The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee recently approved $157,660 in emergency grants to 13 Jewish organizations from the Strong Together: Coronavirus Relief Fund for food security and health and wellness programming. Read more.

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