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Body of soldier Zachary Baumel missing Since 1982 battle brought home

The remains of an Israeli soldier believed killed in a 1982 battle with Syrian forces in Lebanon were returned to Israel this week, the military said Wednesday, ending a 37-year search. Read more.

Summer camps awarded grants as part of $12 million accessibility initiative

Sixteen Jewish camps across North America will be the first recipients this month of a groundbreaking grant to increase accessibility for campers and staff with disabilities through the Yashar Initiative. Read more.

Achieving excellence in person-centered care

Delivering human services while ensuring a person-centered approach can be challenging, and JFNA's Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care, along with many partner agencies in the Network of Jewish Human Service Agencies, are leaders in this approach. Read more.

Former DHS secretaries join ADL, JFNA to protect vulnerable communities

Former DHS Secretaries Michael Chertoff and Jeh Johnson will co-chair a new Community Safety and Security Task Force convened by ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), a leading anti-hate organization, and the Secure Community Network (SCN), the homeland security and safety initiative of The Jewi…

Jewish Agency Fellow Waga Brok receives special tribute at AIPAC

Jewish Agency Israel Fellow Waga Brok received a special tribute yesterday at the 2019 AIPAC Policy Conference, honoring her with the Campus Ally of the Year Award. Brok is the Jewish Agency’s Israel Fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and was acknowledged for her effo…

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