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Fighting Hate in GMW, Supporting Israel
February 15, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
This week, the US Senate passed a Supplemental Aid package that includes approximately $14 billion in aid to Israel and $400 million in funding for...
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Your Guide to Choosing a College
February 15, 2024
Avi Siegel Director of Teen Initiatives
Since October 7, Jewish families have even more to consider as the navigate the complex college application and decision-making process. ...
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The Latest
February 12, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
In what is being described as a “daring and complex operation,” Israeli special forces rescued two hostages from Hamas captivity in Rafah in the south...
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And Then, This Happened…
February 8, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I was sitting at the back of a meeting of our national Jewish Federations of North America earlier this week, and maybe 150 or so leaders from around...
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Please Contact Your Elected Officials!
February 8, 2024
Linda Scherzer JCRC Director
While the bill does not represent everything that some members sought, passing it would have sent a strong message that America stands with Israel....
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Big Wins and Goals Ahead
February 8, 2024
Rebecca Wanatick, Ed.M. Director, Disability Inclusion & Belonging
Everyone has something to give and to gain. This reciprocal relationship of community is truly reflective of who we are, and it makes us stronger. ...
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