Our Global Work

Remembering the emigration of Soviet Jewry

Building on years of work by local Jewish Federations, synagogues, schools, community centers and more, JFNA's partnership with Genesis Philanthropy Group will help ensure that Russian-speaking Jews in North America are able to access the very best of Jewish communal life, writes JFNA Presid…

How you help: Holocaust survivor and students give of themselves

Learn how teens in the Cincinnati Federation community are learning from local Holocaust survivors — and vice versa. Read more.

Jewish groups lay out priorities for Biden administration, next Congress

"Our strength is in bipartisan work," said JFNA President & CEO Eric D. Fingerhut, noting JFNA's longstanding relationships with officials in Washington and among state and local legislators. "This is, I think, the moment when the longstanding work of our community to build relationships on…

Home for Israeli Holocaust survivors completed by Wilf Family Foundation

The Jewish Agency for Israel announced the completion of a new social housing project sitting in the heart of Tel Aviv, which will provide a home for hundreds of Israel’s needy Holocaust survivors, many of whom are in poverty. The project was made possible thanks to JFNA Board Chair Mark W…

Ottawa Federation distributes masks and hand sanitizer

Thanks to a large donation of face masks and bottles of hand sanitizer from Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, the Jewish Federation of Ottawa distributed the supplies to Jewish social service agencies, schools and congregations – as well as to several social service agencies in the broader…

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