“There hasn’t yet been a national progressive Jewish place to house your philanthropic giving to Israel and America.”
The Seattle Jewish Federation had never blocked one of his donations. But they said IfNotNow goes against their goal of a “cohesive Jewish community.”
One of the most powerful and well-compensated Jewish establishment officials in the United States just passed his job along to his son.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has appointed Erika Rudin-Luria as its top executive, making her the philanthropy’s first female president.
“My decision is bittersweet,” Silverman wrote. “However, as I have always stated, family comes first.”
The Jewish federations called on Israel to reverse its “divisive and damaging” steps to freeze an agreement on egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall.
A first-ever survey of all U.S. Jewish federations has found no evidence of illegalities—but still some problems
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not be appearing this year at the annual conference of the Jewish Federations of North America.
— Chicago’s Jewish federation is giving $425,000 in grants to help reduce a cycle of violence gripping the city. Awarded through the Unit…
Among those that criticized the passage were the Reform movement, the Jewish Federations of North America, B’nai B’rith and Jewish Women International.