Our Global Work

World ORT receives MLK Day humanitarian award

Federation partner World ORT received the “Let Freedom Ring Humanitarian Award” last week at a ceremony on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Detroit, Michigan. Read more.

Birthright Israel celebrates record-breaking year

Federation partner Birthright Israel is celebrating a record-breaking year! In 2018 participation in the program reached 56,409, including 48,104 young adults from around the world and 8,305 Israelis. Learn more.

A wave of anti-Semitism is bringing secular UK Jews closer to their roots

Increased anti-Semitism in Great Britain brings together Jews looking to defend their heritage. Read more.

Palestinian Authority prime minister resigns

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah submitted his resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas. The rest of the government also resigned on Tuesday, according to reports. Abbas will have to decide whether to accept any or all of the resignations. Read more.

Twitter suspends accounts aiming fake news at the Israeli public

As Israel's elections near, Twitter suspends accounts linked to fake news dissemination. Read more.