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  • Partisan Jewish groups focus on budget in assessing Ryan pick

    August 12, 2012 | 10:57 am

    Partisan Jewish groups focused on Paul Ryan’s leading role in the budget stand-off in assessing Mitt Romney’s pick as running mate.

    Rep. Ryan (R-Wis.), the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives budget committee, has taken a lead role in the stand-off between the White House...

  • MetroWest and Central N.J. federations to merge

    June 5, 2012 | 12:19 pm

    Two Jewish federations in New Jersey are merging in what is being described as the largest federation merger in history.

    The United Jewish Communities of MetroWest NJ, which has about 100 employees, is merging with the Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey, which has more than a...

  • Federations raise $1,349,000 in Japan relief

    April 11, 2011 | 10:43 am

    Jewish federations throughout North America have raised $1,349,000 to help Japan recover from last month’s massive earthquake and tsunami.

    The federations’ Japan, Hawaii and Pacific Relief Fund, opened immediately following the earthquake and resultant tsunami that struck Japan on...

  • Federations lobby on health care

    June 15, 2010 | 11:13 am

    Jewish federation officials lobbied in Washington for health care funding and programs.

    The fly-in last week, organized by the Jewish Federations of North America, met with Obama administration officials and lawmakers to press for additional funding for Medicaid, the program that...

  • Your Letters

    May 27, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Saving the JCCs

    During the past 50-plus years that I have been involved in Jewish life a number of JCCs throughout the continent have found themselves in financial distress, sometimes for reasons of their own doing and at other times because of circumstances beyond their control...

  • Coming Out on Top

    By Michael Aushenker

    January 24, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    After what has been a turbulent year for Los Angeles' Jewish community, some happy news came in for The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles.

    Despite a downturn in the economy, 2001's United Jewish Fund (UJF) general campaign closed at $45 million, ahead of the previous year. By...

  • Reaching Consensus

    By Julie Wiener

    April 13, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    When leaders from 119 North American Jewish federations met here this week, they did not make any earth-shattering decisions or vote on anything binding.

    Instead, they did what many involved described as even more revolutionary: They listened to each other, building trust and...