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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.

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,…