Our Global Work

On 4th try, Senate clears major hurdle to vote on pro-Israel, anti-BDS bill

The U.S. Senate will vote on a bill that includes a provision allowing state and local governments to punish vendors that engage in BDS. Read more.

Redefining Jewish education: Federations' goals for a new century

Federations are at the forefront of Jewish education and engagement and are poised to help shape the future of Jewish life in North America, writes the chair of JFNA's Office of Education and Engagement. Read more.

JFNA will distribute $4.6 million in federal funds for Holocaust survivors

The Jewish Federations of North America will distribute some $4.6 million in federal funds for Holocaust survivors. The funds will be distributed from the organization’s Center for Advancing Holocaust Survivor Care to 43 direct service agencies and six Jewish federations. Combined with mat…

New study predicts charitable giving will increase in each of next 2 years

Charitable giving is expected to grow over the next two years, but a variety of factors, including the overall economic climate and recent changes to federal tax laws, could affect this prediction. Read more.

Israel’s Holocaust survivors down to some 200,000 ahead of remembrance day

The number of Holocaust survivors in Israel is declining, according to a study. Read more.