Featured Stories

Featured Stories

AJFCS Program Honored at National Conference

AJFCS Program Honored at National Conference

A unique program at Federation’s local partner agency – Alpert Jewish Family & Children’s Service – is being recognized on a national level.

Meet Nicole, camp scholarship recipient

Meet Nicole, camp scholarship recipient

The granddaughter of a Holocaust survivor, Nicole felt she needed to connect her kids to Jewish life. But how could she afford it? This is Nicole's story.

Meet Caryn, kosher meal deliverer

Meet Caryn, kosher meal deliverer

When Caryn started volunteering to bring warm meals to seniors in Palm Beach County, she had no idea what else she would be bringing during her deliveries. This is Caryn's story.

Meet Phillip, teen Israel experience participant

Meet Phillip, teen Israel experience participant

Phillip didn't understand what it meant to be a Jew. But that all changed one summer – and now he's an outspoken advocate for Israel. This is Phillip's story.

Middle East Forum

Middle East Forum

An insider's look at the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, the threats of ISIS, a nuclear Iran and the ongoing conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

Statement on Attacks in Copenhagen

Statement on Attacks in Copenhagen

We stand shoulder to shoulder in firm solidarity with our Jewish brothers and sisters in Denmark – and with all of the Danish people at this very difficult time.

Name a Classroom at Meyer Academy

Name a Classroom at Meyer Academy

Right now, you have a unique opportunity to provide an educational home for generations of students at Meyer Academy’s new home in Palm Beach Gardens.

On the Ground in Eastern Ukraine

On the Ground in Eastern Ukraine

Frightening conditions in Ukraine cannot stop brave personnel with Federation's partners from providing vital assistance to Jews caught in the crossfire of the conflict.

Read JCRC's Letter to the Ambassador of Egypt

Read JCRC's Letter to the Ambassador of Egypt

Federation's Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) wrote Egyptian Ambassador Tawfik about a recent decision by an Egyptian court.

Your Impact on Older Adults in Palm Beach County

Your Impact on Older Adults in Palm Beach County

Palm Beach County is one of the most densely populated areas for older adults in the state. Here's a breakdown of the services we provide for this crucial part of our population.

Rabbi Abraham...Lincoln?

Rabbi Abraham...Lincoln?

For more than a century, Jews have felt a strong bond with President Abraham Lincoln. A historian explored why – and he's bringing his findings to the Mandel JCC.

Partnership 2Gether Celebrating 20 Years

Partnership 2Gether Celebrating 20 Years

For 20 years, our partnership with a region in Israel has changed countless lives. Now, it's time to celebrate.

Federation Statement on Deadly Hezbollah Attack

Federation Statement on Deadly Hezbollah Attack

Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County condemns the attacks by Hezbollah against the Israel Defense Forces that killed two Israeli soldiers.

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.

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