Federation News

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Answer The Call To Give: A Message From Our President & CEO

Shalom Chaverim,

It is an incredible privilege to lead this organization. It gives me the opportunity to see the best in so many people. 

Recently, Women’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation, under the leadership of Laurie Goldstein, Women’s Philanthropy Director, and event co-chairs,…

Together, We Did It: A Message From The President & CEO

For the second year in a row, Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City has raised its highest-ever Community Campaign – $5.46 million – in its 85-year history.

A Circle Of Jewish Giving: Jewish Federation’s Work Overseas

There are few examples of how Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City and its partner agencies help Jews overseas that are as dramatic as Masha Shumyatsky’s story. If it weren’t for the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), which receives support from Jewish Federation,…

2018 Year In Review: A Message From The President & CEO

It has been a challenging year for American Jewry. We witnessed shootings and hate crimes. We watched as openly anti-Semitic political candidates vied for spots in Congress. Yet out of the tragedies and challenges came many wonderful things.


Last Shabbat, we witnessed the deadliest act of anti-Semitism in North American history. This Shabbat, we respond with our greatest show of solidarity. #ShowUpforShabbat