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Periodically, members of our Jewish community ask me, “What does the Federation do?”  Initially, the question seemed unusual, but as I thought about the question, it began to make sense.  Although I am highly involved with the Federation it is easy to forget that others may not be as focused on who, what, how and why events and programs happen in our community.  The easy answer is that Federation runs an annual philanthropic campaign to further the welfare of our local Jewish community and Federation provides funding for organizations that support Jews and Judaism regionally, nationally and worldwide, including significant support for the State of Israel.  Funding for local programs include our Jewish Community Sunday School and Celebrate Diversity.  Federation... ...READ MORE.


Ian Housman

Traveler & Birthright Alumnus

Why Terror Is Different This Time

An Inexcusable Act of Terror in Jerusalem

Is Exile Good for the Jews?

Divesting From Immorality

Why the Mikveh Scandal Cuts So Deep
Israel's Lone Soldier Center Severs Ties With Rabbi George Finkelstein

Orthodox N.J. Embraces Rabbi Pruzansky — Extreme Anti-Arab Views and All

DCJCC Cancels Theater J's Middle East Festival, Prompting Censorship Debate

Will Renewed Terror Stifle Jerusalem's Secular Renaissance?

As Chabad Gathers, South Dakota Is Only State Missing - Home
IDF official: 3 months after Gaza war, Hamas still rehabilitating military hierarchy

Jerusalem Post News: November 26, 2014

Netanyahu: There is an effort to undermine the Jews' right to their own state

EU Representative: Time running short on Gaza reconstruction

ISIS says its flag will wave over Jerusalem, even if the Jews don't like it

  Editorial and Opinion Feed
Ross Urges Israel To Be ‘Proactive’ With PA

Chain Of Command

Clamoring To Serve?

Proud Of Raisman

Brooklyn Energy

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New tensions threaten Arab businesses recovering from trauma of Gaza war

Tel Aviv residents save the city's oldest ficus tree

Young woman killed, two others hurt in West Bank stabbing attack

Four Syrian nuclear scientists shot dead near Damascus

Netanyahu 'invites' Arab protesters to move to Palestinian Authority

The Black Miracle: A Hanukkah Poetry Slam

Hanukkah: Rock of Ages

Hanukkah Infographic

Out of the Darkness

I Wanna Be a Maccabee

  Jew or Not Jew
David Ricardo


Hermann Muller

Nathan Rosen

Levi Eshkol

  Jewish Telegraphic Agency
Mumbai marks six years since terror attack that killed Chabad emissaries

Cruzing for Jewish support

Why did Israel’s president just oppose a government-backed bill?

Sarkozy calls for no vote on Palestine motion

Rabbis condemn N.J. rabbi Steven Pruzansky’s anti-Arab rhetoric

Read ‘One Gram Short,’ a New Story by Etgar Keret

Eat More Hummus, Help End Smoking?

OMGWTFBIBLE: In Which the Israelites Finally Peace Out of Egypt

Watch: Three Grandmas Smoke Weed For the First Time

In Israel, Children of Same-Sex Couples Set to Receive Gay-Friendly ID Cards

  Jewish Ideas Daily - Daily Features
You Only Live Twice

Religion and State in Israel

The Ten Commandments

Come Swing with Me

Secularism and Its Discontents

  Tablet Magazine
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Resting Comfortably After Small Procedure

Mora Mahlifa Is Israel's Best New Rock Band

Using Dance To Explore The Mechitza's Effect On Women

Orthodox Women Add Flair To Wardrobe

Ferguson on the Hudson: Paul Berman on the Marches and Protest Demonstrations











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