Israel & Overseas Today

Federation's I&O Impact - May 2022

Happy 74th birthday Israel!
 

Last week Israelis and Jews worldwide celebrated the country’s incredible accomplishments over the past seven plus decades. The official opening ceremony of Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) honored 12 individuals who made an outstanding contributio…

The Latest on Religion and State in Israel

The Israel Religious Expression Platform (iRep) is a coalition of 25 Jewish Federations and the Gorlin Family Foundation that work together to promote respect for diverse expressions of Judaism in Israel. Part of this work involves publishing a Pluralism Update, a quarterly publication featu…

Federation's I&O Impact - April 2022

Forty days into the war in Ukraine our Federations are still there, supporting lifesaving work on behalf of Jewish and non-Jewish refugees and internally displaced Ukrainians alike. Learn more about how you can get involved on JFNA's Ukraine in Crisis dedicated webpage. JFNA is also offering…

Federation's I&O Impact - March 2022

For 13 days Ukraine has been relentlessly attacked by Russia. As thousands still wait at the country’s borders and millions more suffer within Ukraine, Jewish Federations continue our vital work to support the Jewish community. Read more about these efforts together with a synopsis of the …

Federation's I&O Impact - February 2022

JFNA’s Israel team monitors the news closely and speaks regularly with colleagues in civil society organizations and government to track significant movement on religion and state issues. In a comment that took many Jewish organizations by surprise, Israel’s Prime Minister Naftali Bennet…