Federation News

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The Miracle Of Spring: A Message From The President & CEO

As daffodils begin to bloom and the grass gets greener each day, we can begin to see and feel the excitement of new life springing up all around us. It is a time of hope and renewal.

Mindful Eating: Insights for Everyday Life

Women’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation invites women to attend its annual L’Chaim event, which gives women the chance to enjoy a special evening of learning and fun. This year’s event includes wine, tapas, and an experiential workshop on mindful eating.

Time for Israeli Food

By Shiran Cohen, Israel Emissary

When people ask me what my favorite food is, I always answer: homemade Israeli food made by my grandma. My grandma’s food has a special taste, a taste of home. My 85-year-old grandma, Pnina (Pearl) Cohen, was born in the city of Izmir, Turkey. She made Ali…


Gratitude. One of my favorite words – and sentiments – and one that has remained top of mind since I assumed the position of President and CEO of Jewish Federation.

Jewish Federation Community Campaign reaches all-time high

Board members and staff at Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City announce the organization surpassed its highest-ever Community Campaign goal in 2017.