As the war in Israel continues to unfold, we at the Jewish Federation of Greater New Haven want to make sure that you, our community, have the information you need.
The Israel Educational Travel Alliance (IETA), a collective of over 100 Israel educational travel organizations, programs, and philanthropies housed at the Jewish Federations of North America, is spearheading a vital reimagining of Israel educatio...
January 8, 2024
Jewish Federations’ Israel Emergency Campaign has now raised a total of $768 million system-wide and has allocated over $283 million to a wide range of humanitarian organizations in Israel. See a detailed update on allocations...
January 2, 2023
Please join Jewish Federation's JEDI team and Hadassah Foundation for a conversation on how Israeli women's organizations are partnering to meet immediate needs for women and girls and to advocate for their rights. We will also hear from members o...
November 29, 2023
Since October 7 :
Overnight, the Israeli government voted to approve a limited hostage deal with Hamas, brokered by Qatar, with assistance from the US, Egypt, and others:
As Shabbat approaches in Israel, Jewish Federations’ Israel Office presents a shortened summary of the latest developments in the War. Full updates will resume next week. Meanwhile, from Jerusalem, we wish all of Israel, and Jews around the worl...
As the ground war continues, Israeli forces have made considerable gains towards destroying Hamas’ fighting capability.
It is confirmed that 35 Israeli soldiers have been killed since the ground offensive began, and 352 sold...
Israelis held a day of mourning today, marking the shloshim, the traditional one-month period, since the October 7 massacres.
It is confirmed that 31 Israeli soldiers have been killed since the ground offensive began, and 240 ...
Tomorrow marks one month of Israel’s War with Hamas, as heavy fighting continues in Gaza. It is confirmed that 31 Israeli soldiers have been killed since the ground offensive began, and 242 hostages are being held by Hamas in Gaz...
More than three weeks into Israel’s War with Hamas, heavy fighting continues in Gaza. Eighteen Israeli soldiers have been killed, as well as hundreds of terrorists.
Israel's updated official numbers are now saying that at l...
Collective allocations decisions are made by Jewish Federations of North America’s Israel Emergency Campaign Allocations Committee, which meets regularly to discuss ongoing needs and review allocation proposals.
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We remain committed to the ongoing safety and security of the Greater New Haven Jewish community, our schools, local organizations, and our synagogues. Our Regional Security Advisor Michael Shanbrom, is working around the clock with local law enforcement to ensure our safety.
Currently, there are no known threats to the local community. For comprehensive resources related to security for yourself, your place of work, or your place of worship, visit Secure Jewish CT.
Our Federal, State and local legislators have been stellar in showing their support for Israel during this tragedy…and we want to ensure that this support continues. Please use this link, and share it with your friends and neighbors, to message your U.S., State, and local legislators with one simple form.
The emergency medical situation and resources in Israel have been stretched thinner than ever before. The Israel Ministry of Health has set up a special web page for doctors, nurses, paramedics, and others, to sign up to volunteer if the situation continues to decline and they are no longer able to meet the medical needs for Israeli citizens. Please share this website with any medical professionals that you may know.
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Even though the war in Israel is only a few days old, there is much that is needed. And while the full extent of their needs is yet to develop, your donation now will help our partners on the ground provide shelter for those who have lost their homes, trauma response for the victims, re-supplying hospital emergency departments, and even covering the cost of funerals.