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Victims of Jersey City shooting remembered as generous, helpful, courageous

One opened a grocery store that became a hub for a growing community. Another was a young student who stood out for his charitable work. Another was an exemplary cop who tried to make the streets safer. Another was a worker who was always eager to help his customers. This is what we know abo…

Statement on Anti-Semitism Executive Order

Following the decision of U.S. President Donald Trump to sign an executive order regarding anti-Semitism, The Jewish Federations of North America made the statement below:

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) welcomes the new executive order, which adopts the International Holoca…

Natan Sharansky receives Israel’s prestigious Genesis Prize

Former Soviet dissident Natan Sharansky has been awarded Israel’s prestigious 2020 Genesis Prize for a lifetime of work promoting political and religious freedoms; JFNA is among those offering congratulations. Read more.

2 Jewish groups say new food stamp rules will ‘devastate’ the needy

UJA-Federation of New York is among the Jewish groups speaking out against new restrictions for food stamp recipients, saying they would “devastate” the poor. Read more.

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