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The Jewish Voice covers Emergency Fund impact

The Jewish Voice covers Emergency Fund impact

Newspapers across our area continue to highlight the life-changing aid that your donations ensure for the people of Israel.

The Trip I Never Thought I Would Go on...but Did!

The Trip I Never Thought I Would Go on...but Did!

A 16-year-old from our area tells the story of how her life was changed this summer on Federation's Bonim Chaim program in Israel.

AJFCS - Israel Support Group

AJFCS - Israel Support Group

The conflict in Israel impacts all of us as Jews. Now there is a safe place for you to go to express your fears during these difficult times.

Federation mourns loss of IDF soldier & friend, Hadar Goldin

Federation mourns loss of IDF soldier & friend, Hadar Goldin

There are countless heartbreaking stories coming out of the conflict between Israel and Hamas. But this one particularly hits home.

Peace, safety of civilians impossible with an armed Hamas

Peace, safety of civilians impossible with an armed Hamas

From July 29: Hamas' use of human shields during Operation Protective Edge has, by some accounts, been overshadowed by misinformation about Israel.

Synagogues stand with Israel for Solidarity Shabbat

Synagogues stand with Israel for Solidarity Shabbat

Many of us go to synagogues to express our faith and sense of community. Now, you can show you stand with Israel at synagogues across our area who are joining with Federation in this pivotal time.

Hannah Cohn interviewed from Israel

Hannah Cohn interviewed from Israel

After taking part in Federation programs as a teen, Hannah Cohn decided to go to Israel during the conflict with Hamas. Via Skype, she was interviewed by CBS12 about Israel today.

Businessweek mentions Federation impact in Israel

Businessweek mentions Federation impact in Israel

The life-changing services you ensure with donations to the Israel Emergency Fund are receiving national attention.

Relief Response from South Florida

Relief Response from South Florida

With millions of Israels holed up in bomb shelters, word is getting out about the immediate, life-changing difference our community's generosity is making.

Flight Ban Affects Local Teens

Flight Ban Affects Local Teens

In the wake of the FAA's banning U.S. flights to Israel, our community's teens spoke out about how the decision directly impacted them.

Jewish Journal Covers the "Our Boys" Memorial

Jewish Journal Covers the "Our Boys" Memorial

Read the Jewish Journal's wrap-up of the community event that brought 500 people together to honor the three boys in Israel.

Generations join together for learning & challah

Generations join together for learning & challah

Young people often told to learn from our elders. Federation's young women volunteers decided they wanted to take it a step further: learn a unique skill with their elders.

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.

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