Israel & Overseas Today

The Coronavirus Pandemic's Footprint in Israel

The global pandemic’s footprint can be seen and felt in almost every aspect of our lives, impacting our health, social structures, employment, education, and so much more. As Israel moves from crisis to post-crisis thanks to a successful vaccine campaign, many in the country are beginning …

[VIDEO RESOURCES] Happy 73rd Birthday Israel!

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Did you miss our celebration of Israel's 73rd Independence Day? No worries! You can relive the entire experience here, or click straight to specific sessions using the links below. These Israel-focused short video clips are a fantastic way to bring the spirit and excitement of Israel into yo…

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…