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Another successful allocations year!

The local allocations process is an intensive, deep dive into our local programs that are requesting financial support from the Federation. The financial contributions made to the annual campaign support this venture. We contemplate local allocations once a year to support all the impactful …

Bitachon, Trust, Confidence & Security: A Message From Our President & CEO

As the world has opened up, I find myself thinking about trust – Who can I trust? What information should I listen to? Am I safe to go outside without a mask? Can I safely be in large groups? Can I trust that others are taking safety precautions? I am sure you’re wondering the same thing…

Jewish Agency Establishes Partnership with Truman Library Institute

The Jewish Agency for Israel and the Truman Library Institute today announced a new cooperative agreement in which they will work together to increase education and awareness of the history and legacy of President Harry S. Truman’s support for the creation of the State of Israel.
 
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Reentry: A Message From Our President & CEO

Who would have believed that re-entry into the workforce would be something we are grappling with today. Fifteen months out of the office, working virtually, and all of our interactions via Zoom became the way of doing business since the onset of the pandemic in March of last year. This wee…

My Heart Is Breaking: A Message From Our President & CEO

My heart is breaking.

The hate that’s been unleashed through the rockets and terror attacks is unyielding, and the violent protests and riots are destructive and unrelenting. The loss of life due to the terror is senseless and disturbing, to say the least. We mourn for those victims and t…