Israel & Overseas Today

Seeing Past the Shadow of the Coronavirus

Israelis are breathing a little easier this week as the government removed a few of the tightest restrictions imposed as a result of COVID-19.

Mourning and Celebrating During a Pandemic

This week has been an emotional roller-coaster for most Israelis as we mourned Israel’s fallen on Yom HaZikaron, and then celebrated the country’s 72nd birthday less than 24 hours later – all in the shadow of the pandemic.

[MONDAY APRIL 27] Opportunity For Strategic Collaboration

The current pandemic will have lasting effects on the world – but not all of them will be negative. COVID-19 may present a strategic opportunity for Israel and the North American Jewish community to forge tighter bonds than ever. 


Join Jay and Shira Ruderman from the Ruderman Family …

Resources From The Israel Trauma Coalition

For more than 20 years, Federation partner the Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC) has helped individuals and communities cope successfully with traumatic experiences by building resilience and training emergency professionals.


ITC's expertise is now being called upon during this unprecedente…

One Week, Three National Holidays

Spring has arrived in Israel and with it budding hope that the coronavirus will start to recede. Government officials have already taken a set of initial steps to ease restrictions on movement and businesses, but remain vigilant in their efforts to prevent people from gathering. This year pe…