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  • Jewish Federations’ president urges for Jewish unity after Iran deal debate

    November 9, 2015 | 5:11 pm

    The Jewish community needs to unite and heal the wounds after a “vicious and beyond the pale” debate over the Iran nuclear deal, Jerry Silverman, president and CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America, said during a speech at the General Assembly in DC on Monday.

    “Too much...

  • Masa Israel broadens study-abroad options

    By Elyse Glickman

    August 26, 2015 | 11:16 am

    Many college students have romantic notions of studying abroad in places like Italy or France, but Aaron White found himself at Tel Aviv University thanks to Masa Israel Journey, a program that connects young Jewish adults with study-abroad, internship and volunteer opportunities...

  • OU, JFNA slam Obama plan to reduce deduction rate

    February 14, 2012 | 10:27 am

    Two national Jewish organizations criticized a provision in the Obama administration’s federal budget proposal that would reduce the tax deductibility rate of charitable donations.

    The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America and The Jewish Federations of North America...