Our Global Work

Amid coronavirus, Jewish Americans must help the global Jewish community

 

Jewish Americans must not ignore the significant distress their brothers and sisters are experiencing in Jewish communities around the world, writes the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Federation partner The Jewish Agency for Israel. Read more.

For this Black Jewish leader, movement shows some Americans finally get it

Gamal Palmer, senior vice president at the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and a Jew of color, has spent years running diversity workshops and pushing for conversations about race within the Jewish community. But it wasn’t until the killing of George Floyd in late May and the mass…

A guide to safe reopening

The Secure Community Network has released a 33-page guide for Jewish organizations on how to safely reopen and resume operations. The document, “Back to Business,” was developed by The National Resumption of Operations & Organizational Reopening Working Group, a committee of experts that…

Meet Omer Yankelevitch, Israel's new Diaspora Affairs Minister

JFNA is among the Jewish organizations welcoming Israel's new Diaspora Affairs Minister to her position. She has “already made clear her commitment to Jewish unity," said JFNA President & CEO Eric D. Fingerhut. Read more.

Israel could annex parts of West Bank on July 1: What you need to know

What are the implications of annexation of the West Bank in Israel and in the U.S.? Watch a conversation with former U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro, Dr. Shira Efron of the RAND Corporation, and Efrat Mayor Ovev Revivi and read more