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New report from Russia shows Jewish life resurgence largely due to Palm Beach-St. Petersburg partnership

New report from Russia shows Jewish life resurgence largely due to Palm Beach-St. Petersburg partnership

In St. Petersburg, Russia – where Jewish life was once nearly wiped out – the Jewish community is experiencing an inspiring resurgence of connections and vibrancy, thanks largely to a partnership with our local community.

Aliyah from France at all-time high, Federation and partners provide safe path to Israel

Aliyah from France at all-time high, Federation and partners provide safe path to Israel

As anti-Semitism rages across Europe, a surge of Jews living in hotbeds of violence and danger are choosing to make Israel their new home. That's where you come in.

State Representatives Hear from Jewish Community about Urgent Needs

State Representatives Hear from Jewish Community about Urgent Needs

Federation and its local partners – who care for a wide range of vulnerable populations – sat down with legislators about the unique needs of our community.

Meyer Academy students experiment with drone technology

Meyer Academy students experiment with drone technology

Meyer Academy's new home is beautiful from any angle – but students got firsthand experience with how to capture breathtaking images of their school from the sky.

Federation responding to English skills dilemma in Israel

Federation responding to English skills dilemma in Israel

Students in our partnership region in Israel rank among the lowest nationwide in English skills. We're taking action to turn this around. You may be surprised how you can help.

Jewish Palm Beach Joining Together Like Never Before

Jewish Palm Beach Joining Together Like Never Before

We’re just days into 2015 – and we are already seeing more people than ever taking part in our efforts to provide vital programs and services for the Jewish people:

Federation, Partnership 2Gether create unique Shabbat experience for UCF students on Birthright

Federation, Partnership 2Gether create unique Shabbat experience for UCF students on Birthright

A Birthright group from UCF got a little piece of home – even though they were on the other side of the globe.

Women’s Philanthropy sees innovative learning firsthand at new Meyer Academy building

Women’s Philanthropy sees innovative learning firsthand at new Meyer Academy building

The new home of Arthur I. Meyer Jewish Academy is already becoming an epicenter of community building.

National Mentoring Month highlights life-changing stories in our community

National Mentoring Month highlights life-changing stories in our community

Stories like Logan and Andy's prove that friendships created through programs like Mentoring 4 Kids can inspire young people to overcome tragedy and work toward their dreams.

Not Your Average Nature Walk

Not Your Average Nature Walk

Special needs children and their families recently enjoyed a unique adventure through nature – with a distinct Israeli spin.

Statement on Terror Attack at Kosher Store near Paris

Statement on Terror Attack at Kosher Store near Paris

Federation expresses pain and solidarity with the people of France during this time of sadness and fear.

Art & Philanthropy Go Hand-in-Hand

Art & Philanthropy Go Hand-in-Hand

Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy and Kol Isha young women's group joined together for a night of arts and crafts, cross-generational bonding and giving back to our community.

Teens plant memorial garden for IDF soldier & friend to Jewish Palm Beach

Teens plant memorial garden for IDF soldier & friend to Jewish Palm Beach

In August 2014, the world mourned the death of IDF Second Lt. Hadar Goldin – a brave soldier with ties to our area. That's why teens at a local temple paid tribute to Hadar with a unique mitzvah project.

Local congressman leads major effort to combat anti-Semitism

Local congressman leads major effort to combat anti-Semitism

Rep. Patrick Murphy is bringing together more than 80 members of Congress for an initiative close to Federation's heart. See how he took to the House floor about his work with Federation's JCRC.

Participants of Israel Army Prep Program keep warm thanks to Jewish Palm Beach

Participants of Israel Army Prep Program keep warm thanks to Jewish Palm Beach

In Israel, it gets cold – really cold. That's why a member of our community took matters into her own hands to make sure at-risk youth working to be soldiers stay warm in our Partnership 2Gether region.

Special Briefing on Iran Nuclear Situation

Special Briefing on Iran Nuclear Situation

Hear an important update from officials on the recent developments concerning Iran's nuclear situation, which threatens the future of the State of Israel.

PJ Library Celebrates 7 Years in Palm Beach County

PJ Library Celebrates 7 Years in Palm Beach County

PJ Library® kicks off its "lucky" seventh year with a community luncheon celebration hosted by Friedman CJE.

Thousands of Ukraine's Jews making Aliyah through Gifts to Federation

Thousands of Ukraine's Jews making Aliyah through Gifts to Federation

In some parts of Ukraine, Aliyah rates are up more than 2,000%. But here are the stories of your generosity ensuring Ukraine's Jews have a safe journey to Israel and all the resources they need to succeed in their new home.

Statement on Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Statement on Jerusalem Synagogue Attack

Federation responds to the shocking attack in Jerusalem, which took the lives of five innocent men.

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