Featured Stories

Featured Stories

Post promotes days leading up to "Our Boys" memorial

Post promotes days leading up to "Our Boys" memorial

Our community wanted a way to show solidarity after three Israeli boys were found dead. Our area's top publications, like The Palm Beach Post, saw our memorial as the place to stand with the community and honor the boys. 500 people later, they were right.

Media Coverage of "Our Boys" Memorial

Media Coverage of "Our Boys" Memorial

The memorial for the three Israeli boys showed this area the strength of our community when we stand united. Here's a breakdown of our TV coverage, appearances in the press and more before and after this statement of solidarity.

"Boys" memorial lands front page of Post

"Boys" memorial lands front page of Post

The Palm Beach Post joined 500 people from the community and Federation to honor the three Israeli teens and the Palestinian teen who have become the latest examples of escalating violence in Israel.

Federation Responds to PCUSA Decision

Federation Responds to PCUSA Decision

Presbyterian Church (USA) controversially voted to divest from three major American companies based on their sales to Israel. Here's what our Federation has to say about it.

Commentary: Not accepting Israel as a Jewish state will exacerbate conflict

Commentary: Not accepting Israel as a Jewish state will exacerbate conflict

One specific demand from the Palestinians is what keeps peace with Israel an unobtainable aspiration.

Livnot U’Lehibanot (To Build & Be Built)

Livnot U’Lehibanot (To Build & Be Built)

Volunteering, hiking and building communities. It's programs like Livnot that inspire young Jewish adults to connect to the world around them.

A Call to PCUSA to Reject Zionism Unsettled

A Call to PCUSA to Reject Zionism Unsettled

Federation's Dr. Luis Fleischman co-authored this op/ed in the Huffington Post calling for the all-out rejection of a controversial pamphlet.

Community leaders appointed to new positions

Community leaders appointed to new positions

They've all got something that adds a whole lot of depth to Federation's leadership: wisdom.

Israeli doctors look to build “living bridge” with Palm Beaches

Israeli doctors look to build “living bridge” with Palm Beaches

Physicians at one of the world’s most humanitarian hospitals are looking to Palm Beach County for a way to advance a global medical movement.

70 years after D-Day, local veteran still passionate about service to Jewish community

70 years after D-Day, local veteran still passionate about service to Jewish community

Bob Postal fought on the beaches of Normandy and liberated one of the most infamous concentration camps in Germany. But it's his late wife's devotion to the Jewish community that Bob is the most proud of.

Four local families donate $5 million to new Meyer Academy

Four local families donate $5 million to new Meyer Academy

The "dream school" of the 21st century just got dreamier.

Federation partner rescues group from Ukraine

Federation partner rescues group from Ukraine

You often read in the headlines about the growing frequency of attacks, deaths and cries of fear amid the escalating crisis in Ukraine. But here is a story of six people, a thrilling rescue operation – and hope.

Camp Stories

Camp Stories

We all remember some story from our days at Jewish summer camp. Now it's time to share the best of the best with the whole community.

Mandel JCC Preschoolers Celebrate Israel Independence Day

Mandel JCC Preschoolers Celebrate Israel Independence Day

Preschoolers at Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens showed their love for Israel with traditional Israeli dancing on Yom Ha'Atzmaut.

Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan returning to Palm Beach County

Israel Scouts Friendship Caravan returning to
Palm Beach County

For more than 40 years, the energetic Tzofim (Israel Scouts) have been bringing their Israel-inspired performances to the United States. Don’t miss their performances when they come to Palm Beach County this summer.

Federation Impact

Federation Impact

Thanks to our generous supporters and donors, the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County has been able to accomplish so many mitzvahs in our community and around the world!

Bonim Chaim

Bonim Chaim

One participant's experience in Israel further strengthened her Jewish roots and connection to her ancestry.

From the Corporate World to Academics, This Boynton Beach JCC Volunteer Helps Keep ACE Program Ahead of the Curve

From the Corporate World to Academics, This Boynton Beach JCC Volunteer Helps Keep ACE Program Ahead of the Curve

Barbara Arnold, with a strong professional history, adds her experience and expertise to the ACE program at Mandel JCC.

Reading is Fundamental and Fun Thanks to Federation’s Literacy Program

Reading is Fundamental and Fun Thanks to Federation’s Literacy Program

Federation's Literacy Program is given a stronger voice with "Reading on the Radio."

Holocaust Survivors Meet, Socialize and Dance at Café Europa

Holocaust Survivors Meet, Socialize and Dance at Café Europa

“I love my volunteer work at JF&CS. It fills my life with happiness. The world is a beautiful place when one person reaches out and touches another.” – Irene May, 98-year-old Holocaust survivor.

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