Jewish Federations of North America

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JFNA launch a first-of-its-kind central volunteer hub in support of refugees fleeing Ukraine

The effort is in partnership with the Jewish Agency for Israel, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, and IsraAID.

Jewish organizations are changing reality on the ground in Ukraine

The Israeli government responded quickly to the crisis and has partnered with major Jewish organizations.

'Jerusalem Post' presents Leadership Award to JFNA

The Jewish Federations of North America have been providing aid to Jewish organizations in Europe for many years to ensure that they would be ready to act in times of crisis.

JFNA, coalition of organizations, urging Biden to expedite Ukrainian refugee efforts

“The United States has a moral responsibility to open its doors to refugees and remove all unnecessary bureaucracy so that we can ease their pain and help them rebuild their lives.”

‘We’re in the business of saving Jewish lives’

JFNA have raised $25,000,000 – the largest sum of funds to assist the Jewish Agency and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in their work across Europe.


Jewish Federations raised some $25m. since Ukraine war began

The Jewish Federations of North America along with a coalition of partner agencies raised money toward helping Jews in Ukraine escape to Israel. A new fundraising goal will be announced soon.

JFNA release document adding gun reform, LGBTQ advocacy back to policy priority

Gun violence, LGBTQ rights, and voting rights — were missing from the group’s public priorities document, which it releases annually to its constituent organizations nationwide.


Amid COVID spike, Jewish groups launch a new initiative to help job seekers

“We have to remember that behind the numbers are individuals who are trying to provide for their families and are trying to build careers for themselves,” says the program coordinator.

Richard Wexler, leader and critic of organized Jewish community, dies at 80

Richard Wexler, both a leader and a critic of the organized Jewish community, passed away at the age of 80 earlier this month.


President Herzog addresses the JFNA General Assembly

Herzog discussed the challenges North American Jews face, including love for Israel, a complex issue for the young generation.

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