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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
With government's fate uncertain, Netanyahu seeks commitment from haredim for next coalition

Jerusalem Post News: November 26, 2014

Is the price of watermelons relevant to Iran’s nuclear crisis?

IDF official: 3 months after Gaza war Hamas still rehabilitating military hierarchy

Widow of slain rabbi blames internal haredi discord for Jerusalem synagogue terror attack

  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

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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
The Thanksgiving Story With A Jewish Twist

Rabbi Pruzansky Was Scolded For Comments On Arabs

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Resting Comfortably After Heart Procedure

Mora Mahlifa Is Israel's Best New Rock Band

Using Dance To Explore The Mechitza's Effect On Women











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