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Experiencing Judaism In Argentina: A Message From Our President & CEO

Shalom Chaverim,

Recently, Mike Abrams, Jewish Federations of Greater Kansas City Board Chair, and I had the opportunity to go on a Jewish Federations of North America mission to South America, visiting Argentina and Uruguay. We were 160 strong together, both lay and professional leaders fr…

Leadership Tomorrow Celebrates Another Successful Year

Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City’s Leadership Tomorrow program recently wrapped up its sixth year. Eleven Jewish college students spent the summer working with non-profit organizations across Kansas Citygaining real-world work experience, personal and professional development, a…

Women's Philanthropy annual meeting to feature Dr. Sima Goel

Growing up in Iran, there were parts of Dr. Sima Goel’s childhood that were idyllic. She remembers making wine with her family, helping her mother and siblings prepare for Shabbat, and the large celebrations held in their garden.

As she got older, political unrest began to take its toll o…

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.