Israel & Overseas Today

Federation's I&O Impact - March 2021

This week marks the one-year anniversary of Israel declaring a national state of emergency, setting in motion the restrictions on movement and social interaction that led to Israel’s first coronavirus lockdown.

 

Countries around the globe soon imposed their own lockdowns and social dis…

Israelis Learn About Global Jewish Communities During the Pandemic

We have exciting news! JFNA’s website had just launched its Hebrew version. Now Israelis and Hebrew speakers can log onto our site and read about the tremendous impact of Federation in Israel and in Jewish communities across the globe.

 

Over the past few years, Israelis’ interest in …

Ingathering – Reflections from The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

On Friday morning, a group of 280 Olim (new immigrants) from Ethiopia arrived at Ben Gurion Airport! They were greeted by several Jewish Federation representatives, celebrating the Federation system’s longstanding support of Aliyah, in partnership with the Jewish Agency. Background informa…

[Resources] Federation Support for Disability Awareness and Inclusion

There are an estimated one billion people around the globe living with some form of physical, emotional, intellectual or other disability. In Israel, persons with disabilities make up 20% of the population and face challenges every day – many of which have been amplified over the past few …

Federation's I&O Impact - February 2021

Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, we have all grown to appreciate the bright spots we see across our Federation system.

 

Amazingly, thanks to Federations’ support, more than 21,000 olim (new immigrants) made Aliyah in 2020 during a global pandemic through the dedicated effor…