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Highly Successful Campaigners' Mission to Israel Concludes

Campaigners leading the way! The 2017 Campaigners' Mission to Israel wrapped up yesterday with $420K+ pledged, a 13% card-for-card increase from 2016.

#JFedMissions: A Link to Our Global Jewish Community

The Jewish Federation, Foundation and JCC of Greater New Haven is your link to our global Jewish community. I was reminded of this as Steve Fleischman, Lisa Stanger and I participated on the Jewish Federations of North America FRD Mission to Ukraine and Israel this past week and t…

Federation Provides Emergency Assistance to Victims of Tzfat Wildfire

This Sunday (July 16) a wild brushfire swept through the Canaan neighborhood in the northern city of Tzfat, fueled by exceptionally hot, dry weather. Hundreds of individuals and families were evacuated from their homes, some of which sustained irreparable damage and will need to be entire…

How Medicaid Cuts Could Imperil Jewish Social Service Organizations

How cutting Medicaid would jeopardize the work of Federation-supported social services agencies.

Campaigners' Mission Helps Israeli Minority Women Train for the Workforce

Latest stats show higher unemployment rates among Israeli women. Today, the 2017 Campaigners’ Mission visits a Federation partner JDC program that helps Haredi, Ethiopian, and Arab women train for and find good work — changing that stat, one person at a time.