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A ‘super fund’ aims to keep Jewish nonprofit world from sinking

COVID-19 has ravaged organizations large and small. How three foundation execs launched an unprecedented effort to save them and possibly reshape Jewish life. JFNA has been a key partner of the funders’ group in this endeavor. Read more.

Burial society for New York's Jewish poor faces a backlog of bodies

Like all relatives and friends who come to Mount Richmond Cemetery in Staten Island during the coronavirus pandemic for the burial of a loved one or friend, Michael Tokar was asked to wait. He sat in his car until his father’s body could be brought to the site by four workers and then plac…

In Israel, protesters demonstrate against Floyd killing

Over 200 demonstrators protested outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Tel Aviv on Tuesday to decry the killing of George Floyd. Read more.

Grassroots effort to make ‘Never Again’ resound in classrooms across U.S.

Amid the rise in anti-Semitism in the United States and abroad, the President signed the Never Again Education Act into law on May 29 as part of Jewish American Heritage Month, one month after the 75th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany. Read more.

‘We stand in solidarity’: Jewish groups respond to George Floyd protests

Jewish groups are expressing outrage over the death of George Floyd, a black man killed last week by a Minneapolis police officer who has subsequently been charged with second-degree murder, and solidarity with the sweeping national protests that have followed. Read more.

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