The work of the “Jewish establishment” has gifted us with a level of comfort in the United States that our grandparents’ generation never had.
It was a Friday night in mid-August, and about a dozen Jews, most under 30, congregated around a coffee table in Nashville.
Before November 15, Jewish communal leaders in Boston and around the country have the opportunity to speak out against destructive settlement activity which undermines the two-state solution. But will they?
(JTA) — The board of trustees of the Jewish Federations of North America reportedly will be asked to decide whether to allow its missions to Israel to visit Jewish settlements in the West Bank. The board will discuss changing its policy during a conference call meeting scheduled for Wednesday, the Jewish Journal of Los Angeles…
(JTA) — The Jewish Federations of North America is opening an emergency fund for Hurricane Matthew relief. As the Category 3 storm whipped Florida’s Atlantic coast with 100-mile-per-hour winds Friday, forecasters warned about a storm surge in parts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina that could bring widespread destruction to homes, businesses and infrastructure. The National Weather Service warned…
A senior Jewish federation executive has unusually blunt words for Israeli government officials planning to take up arms in the anti-BDS struggle on U.S. college campuses: Back off, he says.
The biggest unsecured creditors in the bankruptcy case of the massive social service charity FEGS Health & Human Services are seeking tens of millions of dollars for a joint retirement plan serving thousands who work for New York Jewish charities.
A cursory search of American Jewish federations’ spending reveals funding of right-wing Israeli settler groups. J Street student leaders demand to know which federations send money over the Green Line — and want them to stop.
Up to 90% of Jewish non-profits may need to find new top leaders in the next seven years. What will that kind of sweeping generational change mean for the federations and other communal heavy-hitters?
Federation leaders are loudly proclaiming that the feud over the Iran deal is done and dusted. That may be true but J.J. Goldberg writes that the Jewish umbrella charities face a much more dire threat.