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  • At G.A., Peres and Netanyahu strike different tones on Iran

    November 11, 2013 | 9:14 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu continued his hard line against Iran’s nuclear program in an address to the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly, repeatedly telling the gathering of American Jewish leaders in Jerusalem that the compromise being formulated...

  • Thinking big about littlest Jews

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    November 7, 2013 | 4:42 pm

    When Michael Siegal, chairman of the board of The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), addresses the umbrella organization’s upcoming General Assembly (GA) in Jerusalem on Nov. 10, he may very well be thinking about a constituency not likely to be present at the Jerusalem...

  • Attracting Gen Y at GA

    November 13, 2012 | 5:01 pm

    A dozen officials from The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles flew to Baltimore this week to attend the annual conference of the national body representing 155 federations, where they discussed many of the urgent challenges confronting American and Canadian Jewry.

    But Gary...

  • Three Jews in Baltimore

    By David Suissa

    November 13, 2012 | 3:50 pm

    If you’ve ever been to one of those giant auto shows where hundreds of gleaming new car models are lavishly displayed in a convention hall the size of Montana, you’ve got an idea of what it felt like last Sunday morning when I entered the Jewish Federations of North America’s...

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  • As federations await new funding model, no big buzz at GA

    November 13, 2012 | 2:07 pm

    A year since its creation, the grandly named Global Planning Table (GPT) remains the great white hope of the Jewish Federations of North America, which held its annual General Assembly in Baltimore this week.

    Introduced a year ago, the GPT aims to reshape the way federations...

  • Wasserman-Schultz to JFNA: defend Obama’s record

    November 7, 2011 | 10:19 am

    Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, the Democratic Party leader, urged Jewish leaders to push back against what she said were distortions of President Obama’s Israel record.

    Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla.), the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, defended Obama to the annual...

  • Netanyahu cancels GA appearance

    October 24, 2011 | 7:56 pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled plans to address the Jewish federations’ annual General Assembly.

    “The Prime Minister hoped to go to the GA, but unfortunately he will have to be in Israel during that week,” the Jewish Federations of North America said in a...

  • Obama, Netanyahu to meet at U.N. in New York

    September 18, 2011 | 1:14 pm

    President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are set to meet on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

    Netanyahu is scheduled to arrive Wednesday in New York for the General Assembly meeting. He told his Cabinet Sunday that he will meet with...

  • Netanyahu at GA: Iran must face ‘credible military threat’

    November 8, 2010 | 2:18 pm

    Iran must face a “credible military threat” because sanctions have not deterred its nuclear weapons program, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

    Netanyahu, speaking Monday in New Orleans at the Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly, said Israel...

  • Federation’s GA offering big name but reaching out to young

    November 1, 2010 | 1:10 pm

    The Jewish federation system is set to kick off its annual General Assembly in New Orleans with an eye toward figuring out how to reach those not typically associated with Jewish federations.

    As always, the annual gathering for the network of 157 Jewish federations and 400...

  • Times are a-changin’, Mobius tells Jewish establishment

    By JewishJournal.com

    November 13, 2007 | 11:21 pm


    One of the inspirations for my work here at JewishJournal.com was a guy I at first knew only from his blog.

    He called himself ‘Mobius,’ and founded the Jewschool blog which talked about being Jewish in the 21st century in a way I could relate to, and, arguably, started the JBlog...

  • Text of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s speech at the 2006 UJC General Assembly

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Thank you for this opportunity; it is such a pleasure to be here with you all.

    Thank you Bobby for your kind words. I have followed your career throughout the years, including during this last period at UJC. I have always been impressed by your thoughtfulness, and the practical...

  • Teens, college students make their presence known

    By Jane Ulman

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    "Welcome to Los Angeles."

    "Welcome to the GA."

    Erika Levy and Alie Kussin-Shoptaw, seniors at New Community Jewish High School in West Hills, easily spotted in their bright orange volunteer vests, stood by the escalators at the Los Angeles Convention Center, greeting arriving United...

  • GA taps into passion, will, power of the people

    By Julie G Fax

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Perhaps it was the civilian, Karnit Goldwasser, who said it most clearly: "There are so many powerful and important people gathered together here. Together, we must raise up our voices."

    Goldwasser's specific intent was to urge the thousands of Jewish leaders and a cadre of Israeli...

  • Conventional Wisdom

    By Rob Eshman

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Whenever I find myself among large groups of Jews, I have to ask myself this question: How much of the Kool-Aid should I drink?

    Thousands of people gathered downtown earlier this week for the General Assembly of the United Jewish Communities, and I spent much time taking in the...

  • Collegians do the ‘Write Thing’ at GA

    By Leni Reiss

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    College students are not only attending the General Assembly, they are covering it as well.

    This will be the 17th year that a select group of Jewish collegians, as members of the Do the Write Thing team, will have its own prestigious place in the General Assembly.

    For this 40-member...

  • Jewish Time Machine: The 1982 General Assembly in Los Angeles

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    When it comes to issues making up the agenda during General Assemblies in Los Angeles, perhaps Kohelet (Ecclesiastes) was right when he wrote: "What has been will be, what has been done is what will be done; and there is nothing new under the sun."

    Los Angeles had surpassed Chicago...

  • Size Matters

    By Rob Eshman

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Three thousand Jews from around the world will gather in Los Angeles this week for the 75th General Assembly of the United Jewish Communities.

    So, in typical Jewish fashion, let me ask a question:

    Why not 5,000?

    Why not 10,000?

    Why not 25,000?

    Think about it. The GA is...

  • Mel Gibson’s address to the General Assembly

    By Jonathan Kesselman

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Ladies, Gentlemen, and Jews:

    Welcome to beautiful Los Angeles! I write to you from the set of my new Ismar Schorsch biopic starring Danny Glover as Mordecai Kaplan and Jim Caviezel as Ismar Schorsch himself!

    Anyway, I would like to begin my address by once again sincerely...

  • Federations and Israeli leaders converge on L.A.

    By Marc Ballon

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    The 75th annual General Assembly (GA) of United Jewish Communities, which begins Sunday and continues through Wednesday, will feature prime ministers, award-winning journalists and celebrated academics, among the nearly 4,000 Jewish leaders expected to attend.

    But the event's biggest...

  • Noteworthy sessions and events at the G.A.

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    SUNDAY, NOV. 12
    10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
    Tour of the Skirball Cultural Center
    Note: Tour leaves from Westin Bonaventure and returns to the L.A. Convention Center.

    2:30 p.m.
    Opening Plenary: "One People, One Destiny, One Great Day in November"
    Greetings: L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa...

  • Collegians ‘Do the Write Thing’

    By Leni Reiss

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    College students are not only attending the General Assembly, they are covering it as well.

    This will be the 17th year that a select group of Jewish collegians, as members of the Do the Write Thing team, will have its own prestigious place in the General Assembly.

    For this 40-member...

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