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Diaspora Affairs minister: Israel to support Jews abroad hit by COVID-19

New Israeli Diaspora Affairs Minister MK Omer Yankelevich pledged the “unconditional commitment” of the State of Israel to Jewish communities in the Diaspora, and said that both Israelis and Diaspora Jews must work with mutual respect towards each other. Read more.

How the pandemic will change Jewish philanthropy

The President and CEO of the Jewish Funders Network highlights new trends in Jewish philanthropy, and says: “Remember all those debates between champions for independent philanthropy and the advocates of communal giving (like federations)? All that is gone. We finally understood that commu…

Holocaust education funding bill passes Senate

The Jewish Federations of North America and Hadassah helped lead an effort to successfully pass a new Holocaust education funding bill. Read more.

Repair the World launches new initiative for Jewish volunteers

Repair the World is teaming up with several Jewish organizations, including JFNA, to launch a new initiative to mobilize Jewish community volunteers during the coronavirus pandemic. Named Skills for Impact, the new initiative will work to connect nonprofits and volunteers over an online plat…

Watch: 119 Ethiopian immigrants arrive in Israel

The Ministry of Aliyah and Integration and The Jewish Agency for Israel on May 21 welcomed 119 Ethiopian immigrants who will begin their new life in Israel. Upon their arrival, the new immigrants were greeted by Jewish Agency Chairman of the Executive Isaac Herzog and newly minted Minister …

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