Jewish Federations of North America

The biggest Jewish coronavirus relief fund to soon start giving out loans

The fund will provide both interest-free emergency loans to Jewish organizations and grants that do not need to be repaid.

By BEN SALES/JTA
13/05/2020
Jewish Agency women pay tribute to Rosie the Riveter in honor of International Women's Day.
Zero interest loans offered to Jewish communities to keep them afloat

The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Hayesod and Jewish Federations of North America, are launching the 'COVID-19 Loan Fund for Communities in Crisis.'

CREATIVE PEACE-MAKING projects like this one supported by the Jewish Federations
Coronavirus: Jewish Federations help nonprofits receive financial aid

JFNA help Jewish nonprofits access Small Business Administration loans, as part of the Paycheck Protection Program, through the CARES Act.

Pittsburgh Jewish federation provides emergency kits for Jewish classrooms

The Go Bags, as they are called, include first-aid supplies, as well as equipment such as flashlights, hammers, whistles, phone chargers, zip ties and tape to secure doors.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
29/02/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly
Jewish Federations holding conference instead of General Assembly

The smaller, more focused event will be invitation-only

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
07/11/2019
William Daroff appointed next CEO of Conference of the Presidents

For the past 14 years, Daroff had served as senior vice president for public policy and director of the Washington office of The Jewish Federations of North America.

Jerry Silverman standing at the Western Wall.
U.S. signs bill for assistance to southern border communities

As part of the funding designated for the act, $30 million will be granted to the Federal Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP). The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) applauded the act.

Jewish leaders meet at 2012 GA
New York’s Jewish federation trying to cut employees’ pensions, union says

According to the union, the proposal from UJA would see pensions cut as much as $13,000 per year.

By BEN SALES/JTA
07/02/2019
The hands of Shalom Shtamberg, a 93-year old Holocaust survivor, are seen during his bar mitzvah
JFNA to distribute $4.6 million in federal funds to Holocaust survivors

It is the fourth year that Congress has provided such funds to JFNA to distribute for Holocaust survivors.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
25/01/2019
Mourners visit a makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue
The connection and community we crave

And I am grateful every day to be part of my Jewish family.

By ADDIE GOODMAN
04/11/2018
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