Posts tagged "israel-update"

Tag: israel-update

 
Update from Jerusalem (Here for Good)
April 15, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
Remember too: Iranians are not Arabs; the language of Iran is Farsi not Arabic; Iran did not launch a war on Israel, the Islamic Republic did - The...
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Wellness and More
April 11, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
First the important stuff. BeWell, the Jewish Federation of North America’s youth mental health and wellness initiative, is partnering with Stanford...
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Highs and Lows
April 8, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I was asked by someone thoughtful and smart about empathy and how to relate to Palestinian suffering during the Gaza war....
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The Latest
April 4, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I've been focused this week on the plight of Evan Gershkovich, a United States citizen and journalist who was wrongfully detained by the Government of...
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Where We Are
April 1, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
We convened senior management and our Executive Board leadership last week for a wide-ranging discussion about strategic planning and the path ahead....
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What To Do
March 28, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I’m extremely pleased that The House Committee on Education and the Workforce is investigating Rutgers University’s response to antisemitism and its...
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The Latest
March 26, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I want you to know how grateful I am for all the messages of support and love my family has received after the passing of my father z"l....
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Professionals and Firehouses
March 15, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
Israel says that it is now planning to “flood Gaza with humanitarian supplies.”...
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All the News
March 11, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I want to express my gratitude to Montclair State University President Koppell for doing the right thing, and for a strong statement of standing again...
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The Latest
March 7, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I’m deeply proud to let you know that Beth El Memorial Park Foundation, a supporting organization of our Jewish Community Foundation (JCF), closed...
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The Latest (Plus Elections)
March 4, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I’ve spent the last couple of days working with local initiatives on community outreach and dialogue, both inside the Jewish community, and with our...
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Where We Are
February 29, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
It’s been a busy few days. The Israeli delegation that spent the week in our community are on their way back home, and they have been incredible...
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The Latest
February 26, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
We’re hosting the delegation of Israelis from our partnership communities last week and this week. They are an inspiring, wonderful group of amazing...
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There Is Nothing Permanent Except Change
February 20, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
So. Here we are. Yesterday, an IDF soldier died of wounds sustained last week, bringing the total number of soldiers who have been killed since the...
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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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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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Next Steps
February 5, 2024
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
I'm in meetings with colleagues from across North America and we're discussing Israel advocacy, security, and community relations....
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