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Statement on President Joe Biden's decision not to seek reelection

For decades, President Biden has been a true friend of the Jewish community and a steadfast supporter of Israel, describing himself as a “Zionist in my heart” and becoming the first sitting U.S. president to visit Israel during wartime in the aftermath of the horrific October 7th attacks…

Jewish Federations Statement on Evan Gershkovich Trial Verdict

Jewish Federations of North America are appalled, but not surprised, at today’s ridiculous verdict against Evan Gershkovich after a sham secret trial held behind closed doors in Russia. Evan has been wrongfully detained for over a year, and we are outraged by Russia continuing his imprison…

Jewish Federations Conclude Impactful Leadership Mission to Berlin & Israel

Jewish Federations recently concluded a successful and meaningful FRD Leadership Mission to Berlin and Israel, bringing together campaign leadership and professionals from 24 communities across North America. Led by Mission co-chairs David Heller and Iris Kraemer, the mission fostered connec…

Jewish Federations Statement on Drone Attack in Tel Aviv

For nine months, Israel has contended with attacks from Iran-backed terrorists on multiple fronts. Last night, Houthis from Yemen succeeded in murdering an Israeli, 50-year-old Yevgeny Perder, in a drone attack on Tel Aviv. Jewish Federations condemn this vile terrorist attack, mourn the los…

New Episode of "The Glue" Podcast Reflects on Federations Ukraine Mission

A new episode of “The Glue” with Jewish Federations President and CEO Eric Fingerhut is now available online and reflects on a recent mission to Ukraine, where Federations became the largest Jewish organization to visit Kyiv.
    

During that trip, the group was granted a last-minut…

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